A chat with Phil Gaimon: being cold, eating cookies, and racing Cadel (…or not).

I decided to contact Phil Gaimon to ask for an interview on a bit of a whim. I'd recently listened to the latest edition of his podcast, 'The Real Talent', and had just placed an order for his then-upcoming book, 'Draft Animals'. I'd read his previous books and had listened to his podcasts for a …

Inside an Iron Ride: Haute Route Pyrenees and Alps 2017 – Part Two – Alps

Having ridden numerous Haute Routes before, I took the plunge and entered into the Iron race for 2017. The Iron challenge is that for those stupid enough to do two events, and I chose the Pyrenees and Alps. Why these two? I’d have loved to have ridden the Dolomites, but having ridden the Maratona (and a …

Inside an Iron Ride: Haute Route Pyrenees and Alps 2017 – Part One – Pyrenees

Having ridden numerous Haute Routes before, I took the plunge and entered into the Iron race for 2017. The Iron challenge is that for those stupid enough to do two events, and I chose the Pyrenees and Alps. Why these two? I'd have loved to have ridden the Dolomites, but having ridden the Maratona (and a …