Author Archives: nleaney

At the going down of the sun, and in the morning…

I’m so sorry that this has taken a few days to post. There are a number of reasons – we were asked by the BBC to withhold any photos of rehearsals until after transmission, the whole weekend was a bit … Continue reading

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Festival of Remembrance 2018

After learning about my participation at Armistice 2018, A Nation’s Thank You on November 11th 2018, I was surprised (to say the least!) when I was contacted by the organisers, The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, to ask … Continue reading

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Remembrance

A few weeks back I learned that I have been invited to participate in Armistice 2018, A Nation’s Thank You. This is a unique opportunity for 10,000 members of the public to form a procession past the Cenotaph in central … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Lancashire Fusiliers, Royal British Legion, Royal Garrison Artillery, Royal Sussex Regiment, Westmill | Leave a comment

We Did It!

After our celebration meal last night, we were given a chance of a lay-in.  Breakfast at 7.30am then packed and away at 8.30am.  It was due to be another warm day.  Despite various aches and pains, everyone was looking forward … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Ashford, Chartham, Chatham, Eastwell Manor, Faversham, GGKCR18, Hoo | 2 Comments

Rolling, Rolling, Rolling…

AKA: more ups and downs than watching an England match! If we thought yesterday was warm then today was a tad warmer still. I think it peaked at 32 Deg C but it wasn’t as humid as yesterday. We set … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Appledore, Ashford, Bethersden, GGKCR18, Hythe | Leave a comment

Some Like It Hot…

What a great day to start my latest adventure! It was an early start this morning having travelled down to Chatham yesterday evening and stayed locally. Registration was at Hoo from 6.45am. When I arrived I signed in and was … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Ashford, GGKCR18, Hoo, Kent Sports Trust, Leeds Castle, Wouldham, Yalding | Leave a comment

2 Days and Counting…

…and I’m pleased to be able to let you know that I have exceeded my sponsorship target! It’s a great feeling to know that I will be setting off on Friday morning with the wonderful support that you’ve all provided.   … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Chatham, GGKCR18, Help for Heroes, Kent, The Great Kent Cycle Ride | Leave a comment