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Stephen Fabes
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For the sake of balance...
Last week I posted a video featuring some highlights  from the six years I spent travelling around the world on a bicycle, and it was predictably dominated by the people I met and cycled alongside. But it wasn't all shits and giggles. In the name of balance...
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Video highlights from six years biking around the world
Apologies if you'd been expecting my monthly update and got radio-silence... It's was the first time I've missed a blog post in the last seven years. My excuse is that I've been embroiled in all manner of projects since coming back and the blog had to take ...
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Life after cycling: stage 1 - The Honeymoon
I know what I said, alright. I know I made promises of a silky new blog, some quick and tidy tribute to the age of Wordpress, with an array of mind-flipping images and prose to inspire great belches of pleasure. The pixelated equivalent to a newborn’s smile...
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Home straights and homecomings
It was Germany that played host to the chilly, damp dregs of my journey around the world by bicycle. But I’d become distracted. In principle, this was still cycle touring, more pertinently I was on an extensive tour of German bakeries, an awesome bout of sc...
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The succor of homesickness
Thoughts on returning home after six years around the world by bicycle In 2008 I was working as a doctor in a hospital in central London and living in a boxy flat nearby. It was a ‘home’ that befitted the metaphor: comfortable, secure and familiar. Such pla...
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Europe part 2: Revenge of the vagabond
When the night time temperature in Germany fell to minus thirteen, I wasn’t surprised. When a sun bogged down in cloud trickled a pale haze into the valleys, and the when the world stiffened under ice and trees became ghoulish, reaching things, I felt no up...
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Jeremy Hunt announces 91 day week NHS
To reduce the death rate on weekends Jeremy Hunt has redefined a week as a period of 91 days. In each week there will be ninety Mondays and one Sunday. With only four Sundays each year, Mr Hunt has dramatically reduced the weekend death rate per annum, and ...
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Jeremy Hunt announces 91 day week NHS
To reduce the death rate on weekends Jeremy Hunt has redefined a week as a period of 91 days. In each week there will be ninety Mondays and one Sunday. With only four Sundays each year, Mr Hunt has dramatically reduced the weekend death rate per annum, and ...
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Jeremy Hunt announces 91 day week NHS
To reduce the death rate on weekends Jeremy Hunt has redefined a week as a period of 91 days. In each week there will be ninety Mondays and one Sunday. With only four Sundays each year, Mr Hunt has dramatically reduced the weekend death rate per annum, and ...
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Jeremy Hunt announces 91 day week NHS
To reduce the death rate on weekends Jeremy Hunt has redefined a week as a period of 91 days. In each week there will be ninety Mondays and one Sunday. With only four Sundays each year, Mr Hunt has dramatically reduced the weekend death rate per annum, and ...
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