50 years since the first man in space – by ‘eck!

Web Monkey Blogs by Guy Martin, stuff

Reet – loads been happening of late – including the 50th anniversary of the first man in space, eh? Now there’s a thing.   During the 1960s there was a bit of a dick measuring exercise going on between the Russians and the Americans. Fair enough – the Russians knew they couldn’t beat the Americans in the arms race – …

As sharp as a marble

Web Monkey Life, stuff

  As sharp as a marble, as thick as mince or as green as I am cabbage looking, that’s me. Not the sharpest tool in the box. But, as we where out biking in the Peaks on Sunday, with the guidence of Sponge, Lindsey and Stella, we came across the house of the bloke who invented the widget. It’s something …

7th October update…

Web Monkey Gear, Life, Mountain Biking, stickers, stuff

  Now then, winter is getting here, eh? I was out on my pushbike last night and got soaked, so its offical. They’ll soon be advertising Christmas stuff.   Interesting weekend just gone. I worked early early Saturday morning then went to Manchester airport to catch a flight to Belfast, for a Red Torpedo Hein Gericke day. I did a …

Isle of Man End-to-End

Web Monkey Isle of Man End to End, Life, stuff

  I’m we’ll impressed with the comments on the last post. Hopefully I’ll have fire-breathing as well as tight rope walking sussed in the by the end of the week, I’ll keep you informed. It’ll be an education I’m sure. Oh, I’m more impressd that someone knew that I was holding an exhaust manifold of a Rolls Royce Merlin. Someone …