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Sheree’s sporting and personal highlights: 2019

Welcome to 2020! We’ve now left the teens behind. As we enter another decade, I look back on the past year. Generally this post is only about my sporting highlights but this year I had a personal one that I thought was worth mentioning… Continue Reading “Sheree’s sporting and personal highlights: 2019”

Things my beloved says: Celine Dion’s in town in July!

Yes, Celine Dion’s in town on 20 July and there are still unsold tickets! This isn’t as unusual as you might think. The French don’t like to pay for things months in advance, they like to be more spontaneous. When my beloved unleashed this… Continue Reading “Things my beloved says: Celine Dion’s in town in July!”

2015 Highlights

In a year of so many highs, which ones really stood out in yet another busy and thoroughly enjoyable year? 1. Richmond 2015 UCI Road World Championships If I had to pick only one, this would be it for a myriad of reasons. Firstly… Continue Reading “2015 Highlights”

Can’t get enough

Yesterday morphed into an almost perfect day of sporting pleasure. I dropped my beloved off at the airport and, as the sun was shining, decided an early ride was in order. It was a perfect weather for a ride. I wasn’t the only one to… Continue Reading “Can’t get enough”

Sheree’s Sporting Highlights of 2012

With blogging over on VeloVoices absorbing much of my free time, I’ve not really mentioned much about my sporting year. And when I say “my” I mean the one I watched either in person or on the television. So in no particular order, here’s… Continue Reading “Sheree’s Sporting Highlights of 2012”

Just another week end

The incredibly mild weather is continuing which isn’t great news for those planning on going skiing. This, of course, has meant I have been out and about on the bike since my return from the Big Apple. Yesterday was the Telethon, France’s version of… Continue Reading “Just another week end”

A fan’s lot

I gave up my long-held Aston Villa season ticket at the end of the 2005/06 season when we made our permanent move to France. I did so believing that I would be back and forth to UK on a regular basis to watch my boys.… Continue Reading “A fan’s lot”

Sodden Sheree’s sporting snippets

We may only have had 4 days of rain but Noah and his Ark could have been pressed into service to rescue the aquatic life in Marineland and a whole host of villagers whose houses have been flooded thanks to a number of local rivers bursting their… Continue Reading “Sodden Sheree’s sporting snippets”

Sheree’s sporting smorgasbord

When I go back to the UK to visit my parents I feel as if I’m in some sort of parallel universe: no internet, no L’Equipe and a dull diet of daytime TV. The world continues but I seem stuck in some sort of Groundhog Day scenario.… Continue Reading “Sheree’s sporting smorgasbord”

Sheree’s sporting snippets

It’s official Autumn has arrived, I’m now wearing my 3/4 bib shorts and long sleeved jersey. This year I’ve not even transitioned leg and arm warmers. No, I’ve gone straight for the comfort and warmth of roubaix fleece. Internet service was magically restored late yesterday evening after… Continue Reading “Sheree’s sporting snippets”