Monthly Archives: September 2012

Tour du Lac: Take 3

I went for a nice long row this weekend. Five of us paddled a coxed quad (4 rowing seats, 2 blades each + one steering seat) around Lake Geneva. At 160km it’s the longest inland rowing race in the world. … Continue reading

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Taking on the lake

It’s September and once more I’m taking on Lake Geneva in the world’s longest inland rowing race. This will be the third year in a row that we get 5 girls together and bond over blisters, sore legs, peeing into … Continue reading

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I love September

I love September. I love the shortening days. It makes me happy to see the day fade into night, then cycle home in the dark, brisk evening air. I love the feeling of change that September brings, such a distinct … Continue reading

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A tale of 3 bike trips – part 3

This one, the third and final bike trip of the summer, was a jaunt up to Whistler with my lovely husband. We had a great time. Let me start by stating for the record that IT WAS HIS IDEA to … Continue reading

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A tale of 3 bike trips – part 2

In July I headed back to the Alps with Freya and Colin to ride one of the stages of the Tour de France. Colin whizzed off near the front of the pack, while Freya and I decided to ride together … Continue reading

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