I've been distracted from whatever else I'm supposed to be doing (what is it again?) by making these:
Tyvek flowers, inspired by Gina (as always)
And Mr Gonecycling has been distracted from the business of publishing ebooks of sonnets and riddles by staying up late to read this little book about cheating by this guy:
I am now reading it, and staying up very late to do so, which may explain why nothing much else has been done around here. "Unputdownable" particularly considering this week's news about this guy:
And then Mr G dug out this last photo - I remember it so clearly, because the yellow-jersey-guy seemed so much smaller than I expected from watching him on telly.
But this photo now has a whole new meaning: guy with the rucksack - who HE?
Read the book and you will find out...
We went to France and Switzerland to see them, I stood on the steps of the Postal team bus, I got a postcard, I wished Tyler "Good Luck". A few days later, I waited for the yellow-jersey-guy to cross the line at the timetrial in Mulhouse before telling Mr G he was going to be a Daddy...we spent hours standing behind barriers, hours on the Paris Metro trying to get to the Champs Elysee to see them win, then sat it out at Charles de Gaulle before flying home. Cheated? Damn right!