Cycling · Music

Week 99: BBC Proms Weekend 5 (Part 2) and Wimpole Hall

Monday started the week with Jacqueline and I both still in London. We decided to stay down in London until Wednesday. The sole reason for this was due to the ticket arrangements for the Last Night of the Proms, to be held in early September. To get our promming tickets for classical music’s largest annual… Continue reading Week 99: BBC Proms Weekend 5 (Part 2) and Wimpole Hall

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Week 96: Graduate Catered Picnic

Jacqueline and I had only just arrived back into the UK the previous day, but she was already hard at work. The preceeding week had seen the largest series of graduations in Cambridge for the year, and many masters students from the previous year, as well as recently finished PhD students had returned to celebrate.… Continue reading Week 96: Graduate Catered Picnic

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Week 90: A Week of Sport

My calculations continued throughout the week, reaching some rather pleasing conclusions of the calculations I was doing. My focus would now turn to some hopefully illuminating visual plots. After work, Annalise had invited a host of her friends from Gates, department and college to meet up with her for her birthday not-a-birthday dinner. She insisted… Continue reading Week 90: A Week of Sport

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Cycling · France · Travel

Roubaix Trip – Day 3-4: Watching Paris-Roubaix Live

The previous day, I had ridden over the 29 cobblestone roads of Paris-Roubaix in northern France. Today, it was the turn of the professionals. The plan was to go and watch the cyclists on the Carrefour de l’Abre, the fourth section of cobblestone roads from the finish line in Roubaix. But first, Jacqueline and I… Continue reading Roubaix Trip – Day 3-4: Watching Paris-Roubaix Live

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Cycling · France · Travel

Roubaix Trip – Day 1: Scramble to Roubaix

It was time for yet another trip. Jacqueline and I were headed to northern France for the weekend, for the Paris-Roubaix bike race. On Saturday, I would be riding the final two-thirds of the course, with the professionals racing through on Sunday. But first, we had to get there, from Cambridge. In the morning, I… Continue reading Roubaix Trip – Day 1: Scramble to Roubaix

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