Category Archives: Dieting

Cycling along the Neckar in Germany #2 – Horb – Rottenburg – Türbingen – Bebenhausen

We seem to have scored with our hotel at last. It is well-located, right on the bike path, the room is spacious with a sofa, two chairs and a desk, the bed is comfortable (and there is even a double … Continue reading

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Cycling in Italy #3 – Crema to Soncino : Never again!

Imperia is four hours by car from our destination of Crema in Lombardy so we plan a lunch stop at Voghera along the way. As we go north, the sun disappears and the sky darkens. We arrive in the main … Continue reading

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Le Jeune Intermittent – The 5:2 Fast Diet

Ce blog est normalement en anglais mais j’ai eu tellement de demandes concernant notre pratique du jeûne intermittent de la part de nos amis français que j’ai décidé de leur dédier un post. [This blog is usually in English but I have … Continue reading

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Secret Venice – Exploring the Lagoon – Treporti and Erasmo

We have already visited Burano, Murano and Tortello, the best known islands in the Venetian lagoon. We want to return to Burano and Murano but also go to Erasmo via the Lido and Treporti. The sun is shining when we … Continue reading

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The Saffron Fair in Preuilly sur Claise

It’s our second day in Blois and Susan and Simon from Days on the Claise have invited us to their local saffron fair. I know next to nothing about saffron except that it comes from the pistils ofcrocuses. Even that’s … Continue reading

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Intermittent fasting or 5:2 fast diet after 5 months

I thought you might like to know how we’re getting on with our intermittent fasting (or 5:2 fast diet) that we started in June this year just before we went on our cycling trip along the Danube. Well, it’s going … Continue reading

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5:2 Diet – Navigating the Metro – Double Giratoire

This Wednesday’s Bloggers’ Round-up brings three completely different subjects. First, on the subject of fasting and dieting, Jacqueline Meldrum from Tinned Tomatoes, introduces the documentary behind the 5:2 fast diet I’ve been talking about recently. You’ll be interested in her … Continue reading

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The 5:2 Fast Diet on Holidays

You may remember I started the 5:2 fast diet about 2 weeks before we left on holidays, desperately hoping it would allow me to wear all my summer clothes again. Well, it worked but I wondered how it would go … Continue reading

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Cycling along the Danube – from its source to Ehingen

A total of 110 km, but it actually took two days. We’ve definitively adopted the train-in-one-direction system which means we can see more and not have to cycle up all those hills again on the way back. Jean Michel thought … Continue reading

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The 5:2 fast diet – fast and feast and still lose weight!

Success at last ! I can now wear most of my summer clothes again! I just love the 5:2 eat fast diet that I told you about last week. I’ve had two more fast days and lost a kilo in weight … Continue reading

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