massive catchup before end of the year…

December 31, 2018

OK so I stopped updating this back in March but need to do my summary of the year so here goes all the notes I can remember…

After the fantastic night with Graeme Obree at the Mitchell,..


  • Book: Lee Child “The Midnight Line”


  • Book: E.V. Seymour “A Deadly Trade (Josh Thane Thriller #1)”


  • Book: E.V. Seymour “Final Target (Josh Thane Thriller #2)”
  • Holiday: Dalbeattie weekend
  • Holiday: Center Parcs
  • Event: an evening with Graeme Obree at the Mitchell


  • Lewis turned 5 years old
  • Event: Rum Tasting hosted by Plantation Rums in Tiki Bar on Bath Street


  • Cycling: Drumlanrig Tearfund Challenge cycle ride
    (poor stewarding and sinage, got lost)
    34miles, 3hours, 2600ft, 11.6mph average
  • Holiday: HV Mallorca (2nd time abroad with kids)
  • Cycling: Guided Ride – 47.5miles, 3.5 hours, 2500ft, 13.6mph average
  • Cycling: Guided Ride – 41.1miles, 3hours, 2500, 13.4mph average
  • Chris Froome won the Giro d’Italia


  • Lewis Graduated from Nursery
  • Books: The Saul Marshall Thrillers: Books 1-3 Richard Davis
  • Movie/Event: Screening of Time Trial movie with David Millar (met David Millar)


  • Trip to Isle of Lewis for uncle’s funeral
  • Geraint Thomas won the Tour de Fance


  • Event: European Championships Women’s Road Race, Glasgow Green
  • Holiday: Stayed in Dalbeattie for a few days, then
  • Holiday: Stayed in Crail for a couple of nights


  • Simon Yates won the Vuelta Espana
  • Book: The Late Show Michael Connelly
  • 1st cousins once removed moved into the flat


  • Holiday: HV Mallorca (3nd time abroad with kids) flying from Manchester this time
  • Cycle: Guided Ride – 36.9miles, 2.5hours, 1700, 14.7mph average
  • Lewis started Shinty
  • Holiday: Weeked in Inveraray with family
  • Made a robot outfit for kids haloween


  • Book: Dark Sacred Night (Harry Bosch Series Book 21) Michael Connelly
  • Rachel turned 2 years old
  • Book: Angle of Investigation: Three Harry Bosch Short Stories Michael Connelly
  • Movie: Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Book: Dawn of the Hunter – An Omega Thriller (Omega Series Book 1) Update Available Blake Banner


  • Book: Double Edged Blade – An Omega Thriller (Omega Series Book 2) Blake Banner
  • Event: Christmas Market George Square with faimly
  • Book: The Storm – An Omega Thriller (Omega Series Book 3) Blake Banner
  • Book: The Bartender’s Guide to Rum