Driving To The Gym

This section is dedicated to oxymorons such as Driving to the Gym. Do you ever wonder why people drive to the gym? I do. I know there are some folks who aren't very mobile and need finely tuned exercise that a gym or swimming pool provides, but what about everyone else?

You drive to the gym to get fit, right? Isn't that completely missing the point? If you want to get or keep fit, why are you getting in your car in the first place?

Finding other places to buy stuff

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Free-to-use Strava Tools

Tools for the Strava Athlete (more)

Finding companies to invest in

Using various criteria to determine which companies are the best! (more)

Watch those Calories during the Coronavirus shutdown!

The global pandemic COVID-19 (also known as coronavirus) is forcing people everywhere to de-socialise and restrict their movements outside of home. In the UK, the guidance is to only make essential journeys, except for one short bit of exercise ... (more)

Preview of the Iceni Velo CX on Jan 19, 2020

Plans are firming up for Iceni Velo's annual cyclo-cross event at World Horse Welfare! The 2020 edition (part of the Eastern CX League's 2019/20 calendar) is sponsored by First Self Drive, a car & van hire company in Norwich. I cycled ... (more)

Iceni Velo club ride to Raveningham

There were nine riders out on this mild and fairly windy club ride to Ravenous Cafe near to Raveningham Hall in south Norfolk. Overnight rain meant the roads were wet for the first hour or so, but sunshine and the wind gave us dry roads for ... (more)

Crivit products

The Crivit® product range If you're looking for outdoors clothing or accessories, you could do worse than to browse the Crivit® range. Crivit® is a brand of German supermarket Lidl's, so it's most convenient for UK customers to head down ... (more)

Milton Cross

Fun racing on grass and mostly firm mud at the Milton country park, in great weather. Under-10s race Under-12s race The podium for under-10s and under-12s Youth race Vet 50s race Vet 40-49s race event info Round twelve of ... (more)

Mobility Changes due to COVID-19

Google has published summary reports of the changes in different types of mobility across the world. Here we present a series of charts for the UK, ordered by percentage change and highlighting the county of Norfolk. The mobility changes ... (more)

Terms

Terms of Use These terms of use govern your use of our site. Please read these terms in full before you use this Website. If you do not accept these terms of use, please do not use this Website. Your continued use of this site confirms your ... (more)

John Swindells

John Swindells I am a career professional in software development, becoming proficient in various systems and languages since 1992. In recent years I have been especially active in web and mobile app projects. I stepped down in April ... (more)

LinkedIn API

The LinkedIn API (more)

Cycling Performance Programme

Performance Programme This is my plan and diary for cycling in 2020. The plan consists of targeted events and ambitions for the year; the diary breaks down a recent run of play, with some attempt at analysis for future improvement. 2020 ... (more)

A Social Feed

This is a feed of everything I'm interested in, filtered and categorised according to my choices. Channels: Twitter (multiple accounts) Facebook groups Facebook pages Google+ LinkedIn Flickr Youtube Website RSS Webpage updates ... (more)

Dig for Britain! (a COVID-19 response)

Now that Coronavirus has swept across the globe, it's important to think about food security. We've had issues with supermarket shelves going bare of all those storable items (pasta, toilet roll, etc) but no real issues with fresh produce ... (more)

Smart meters and Solar PV

The Smart Meter rollout in the UK was much maligned in its early years, with issues over compatibility and switching suppliers. We are now onto the second generation, and many issues have been resolved. However, question marks do remain ... (more)