Monthly Archives: July 2012

College Blues

Cycling home recently I took a small diversion through the grounds of MMU’s Alsager College, which used to be a busy campus specialising in teacher training and sports science. Now all the college’s activities have shifted to Crewe and the site … Continue reading

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A Ride With a View

Setting off at 7pm yesterday, with no particular destination in mind, I found myself in Congleton and headed up towards Swettenham. There was no traffic, the late evening sun was shining, and it just seemed a good idea to take … Continue reading

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Take That Copenhagen

Bringing you the first instalment of Alsager Cycling Chic  Chick  Cheek  Sheik   –  I can’t call this what I want to call it because  that’s genuinely the most cringeworthy thing i’ve heard in my life. Now that one daughter has … Continue reading

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Off the Beaten Track

Cycling around in this part of the world, it is easy to think you’ve seen everything.  And yet just off the main roads there is so much more hidden away.  Today was another hot day and I set off to … Continue reading

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Spot the Mistake

At last some genuinely hot summer weather, which reminded me of my days in South Africa.  So my thoughts turned to wild life safaris. Anybody who knows thwe Congleton area may have passed the farm that has lots of exotic … Continue reading

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To Festival Park

This was definitely one of those occasions where the journey is more important than the destination.  For those readers not local to this part of the world, Festival Park is a large Retail Park with Entertainment Venues where you could, … Continue reading

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Free at Last

Free at Last, Free at Last Praise God Almighty We’re free at last. Well the end of term has finally come, and it made me think of these famous words.  You can see them spoken with great passion here. Now … Continue reading

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