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Stephen McKeown
Me, myself and I.
Me, myself and I.
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Lucky.... or blessed
Over the course of the past three years or so, in cardiology circles I have been many times called a 'Lucky Boy', I have also been affectionately referred to as a 'desperate case' but that's another story for another day. There is no question that I am inde...
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6 Words
"Daddy are you going to die?" Never have six words hit me like a bolt, than those spoken by my daughter as I lay in a hospital bed a few weeks ago, well at least not since I was once reliably informed we 'have no teabags in the house'. It's been a while sin...
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And I would cycle 500 miles.....
And I would cycle 500 miles....... Well a week of walking sideways has passed since I set out to try and cycle 500 miles in 5 days round the roads of Northern Ireland and Donegal for the Children's Heartbeat Trust and it's as good a time as any to sit down ...
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Well a week of walking sideways has passed since I set out to try and cycle 500 miles in 5 days round the roads of Northern Ireland and Donegal for the Children's Heartbeat Trust and it's as good a time as any to sit down and reflect on the experience. A me...
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Route Details
Well, it's been 9 months planning and waiting, and the day is approaching for the start of the Northern Ireland/ Donegal Cycle Challenge for the Children's Heartbeat Trust . The route and proposed locations and arrival times are posted here, I know along th...
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Thank-you!!
My daughter Amy on her third day collecting for the  Childrens Heartbeat Trust  where she was joined yesterday by her cousin Katie.  Three tiring days during which the customers and Tesco colleagues generously donated over £600 and where we met some wonderf...
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A Bike24 'boost' for charity cycle
What we have here dear readers is a part for my trusty steed, and an important part at that for my rapidly forthcoming charity cycle. Now without going into the finer details, let's just say the original shipment went awol in the post and this is where Chri...
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King for a Day
Now then dear readers, every once in a while I divert away from my adventures on the bike to bring you some non-cycling related scribbles. Andy King: Everton v Liverpool, Goodison Park. October 1978 It's Tuesday September 12th 1978 in Ballybofey Co. Donegal...
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A Helping Hand
No pun intended in the title folks.  Thinking outside the box the other week, I decided to ask my good friend Ian Lougher if he would possibly have anything to donate towards my forthcoming charity cycle in July.  Now, anyone who knows Ian will know that as...
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Team
What we have here dear readers is a photo and caption from an article in my local paper, this week's Banbridge Chronicle, of which there is no longer a copy to be had in the shops.....such is the demand ;-) Now then, after you have managed to take your eyes...
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