Author Archives: Jonathan

About Jonathan

I am the owner of this blog and domain. I usually don't bite unless provoked.

Catchphrase saved my life

Catchphrase, and a few other long-running gameshows that have stood the test of time, is one of those programmes that one can watch at just about any time and enjoy, which is very good for someone suffering with low mood … Continue reading

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Chocolate review – Montezuma’s Sea Dog

First of all as this is my first review of the chocolate I eat let me say that I am a dark chocolate kinda guy, much prefer it over the usual milk chocolate we see a lot of on the … Continue reading

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Quick advice on low mood

Just a few things I have learned over the past few weeks and months while dealing with depression and my mood has been up and down… Alcohol is a depressant.  It may seem like a good idea to drink to loosen … Continue reading

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Facebook is a tricky customer

Facebook, the current favoured social interaction platform by most people.  I have a tendency to post silly things for my own amusement and in the hope that others will share my sense of humour, this doesn’t always work out well … Continue reading

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A Bad Winter

Since my last post things have not been all that good, a family illness and family friends passing away / experiencing serious illness, not to mention all the doom and gloom in the news with uncertainty across the world at … Continue reading

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Winter is here

It’s been a few weeks since I rode my mountain bike – we’ve had a few very rainy weeks so I decided to give my road bike some fresh air until the weather calmed down a bit, and this week … Continue reading

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Brake Bleeding

This has been another of those new experiences for me, I learned as I went along the right way and also the not so right (or not so easy / necessary) way to do things… My mountain bike has Magura … Continue reading

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Beware Cheap Goods – Tamiya Adaptor Wired Incorrectly

I’d previously purchased some Deans to Tamiya battery adaptor cables with the intention of using them with vehicles that still had Tamiya battery connectors if I bought batteries with Deans, or vice-versa, but didn’t find the need to use them … Continue reading

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RAM Mounts are GO!

I’ve had my Garmin Dakota 20 and a RAM Mount for a few years now, I originally had it mounted on my Claud Butler hybrid bike which became my first ‘exploration’ bike for getting back into cycling almost ten years … Continue reading

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New 11-32 Cassette, New Chain Rings

I like a challenge when it comes to cycling, especially where hills are concerned.  I’ve ridden up most of the hills that are in cycling distance from my house, some I can still only do (and can only ever imagine … Continue reading

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