|Looking up the wintry lane.|
Cath had her operation early in the new year so I took a week off work to look after her after she left hospital. Looking after an improving patient is a lot of hard work, it gave a small insight in to how much work is done by full time carers especially those helping terminally ill relatives. A lot of respect due.
There were one or two days that I managed to get out for a quick ride but they were pretty cold, cold enough to need ice climbing gloves rather than cycling ones! One ride was a blast up to Kettlewell and back on the day they announced the Tour de France route for Yorkshire in 2014 - they'll have to do some work on the roads before then.
|A deer running through the field below the house.|
Big snowfalls often lead to strange events - we had a roe deer wander round the outside of the garden one morning. On a more painful note I took a flyer when walking down the lane and slipped on some black ice. Cue one sprained ankle:
|Some nice swelling, the bruising came later.|