Monthly Archives: February 2009

I was sweating my assets when I suffered a chain crunch, but I got a bailout

If financial talk makes your eyes glaze over and if, like me, you don’t know your assets from your elbow, then you might sympathise with my experience when I attended a post-Budget lecture. An academic was analysing Trevor Manuel’s 13th … Continue reading

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Relying on Bob-rage to deal with the climbs

I don’t mean to make a mountain out of a molehill, but since I started on my saddle mission to conquer the Cycle Tour my steepest learning curve has been cycling up hills. When it comes to hills and drugs … Continue reading

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Don’t you know, we’re talking ’bout a resolution

Every year on December 31 I compiled a list of resolutions. Things that I will do – or stop doing – in order to become a better person. I won’t laze about all day in my underpants. I’ll join a … Continue reading

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My wife’s going to endure childbirth – so I’m going into labour on my bike

 My name is Jonathan and I was almost a 38-year-old virgin. I came so close, but an event took place to change my status. No, no, no, it’s not what you’re thinking. You see, the organisers of the Argus Cycle … Continue reading

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