Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Mike McTimoney
138 followers
138 followers
About
Mike's posts

Post has attachment
Almost a decade-and-a-half
This April will mark the fifteenth anniversary of my first ever blog post , on my old Fredsears.co.uk domain. How many other people were blogging back then? Dial up modems, jumpers for goalposts, etc.

Post has attachment
Recent media consumption
Some 'TV' shows I've been watching: Mr Robot The Man In The High Castle Sneaky Pete Stranger Things Some podcasts I've been listening to: Reply All 99% Invisible The Infinite Monkey Cage Book Shambles RHLSTP Distraction Pieces YouTube channels I've been wat...

Post has attachment
A blogging return?
Inspired by reading Medium articles and email newsletters, I want to start blogging again. I probably won't.

Post has attachment
Food for thought

Post has attachment
You are what you eat?
Two related articles that I wanted to share: The Guardian - Inside the food industry: the surprising truth about what you eat Whole Larder Love - That's a reality I'd like to see change I'm not anti-science at all - everything we eat is chemicals and we're ...

Post has attachment
Fountains Abbey, from a few weeks ago.
Photo

Post has attachment
Burning our Christmas tree: worryingly flammable for something kept in the living room at a time of year when we have lots of candles lit.
Animated Photo

Post has attachment
A fantastic three days in Swaledale watching Le Tour on the Cote de Grinton Moor, staying at The Dales Bike Centre's temporary campsite.

Post has attachment
Insufficient preparation
In July, I'm planning on riding my bike around a hundred miles a day for four days. I've done virtually no riding, other than my short commute, this year so this is possibly a Bad Idea. But, I quite like bad ideas. I've got a few rides in over the Easter br...

Post has attachment
Route recce - Darlington to Thorpe Thewles
My sister recently moved to near Aviemore, so I'm going to ride up there in the summer. My plan is to follow the Sustrans Coast and Castles route up to Edinburgh over two days, then take two days to ride up into the Cairngorms. So, I rode the first part of ...
Wait while more posts are being loaded