About Dee Whitmore

Just a girl and a bike - riding, laughing, having fun!

2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

Madison Square Garden can seat 20,000 people for a concert. This blog was viewed about 63,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Madison Square Garden, it would take about 3 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

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Lippy Ladies MCC do Wales

Synonymous (s -n n -m s). Adj. 1. Having the same or a similar meaning. 2.Closely associated with or suggestive of something: Example: Wales and Wet!

It is always a bad start awaking to torrential rain. However, if on that day you are also heading off to spend a long weekend motorcycling in Wales, it is fair to assume the precipitation is a portent of impending doom!   Continue reading

Normandy Conquered: Revenge for 1066 and all that!

It is hard to believe that three weeks ago I was stressing about leading a group of Lippies from Yorkshire to Normandy. (No it’s not- Mr Dee). For those of you who are familiar with our two-wheeled wanderings you will know that we suffer from a collective dysfunction affectionately known as  ” Creative Directional Fekkwittery” (CDF). Despite the use of multiple Sat Nags and more archaic navigational aids (maps), we have the ability to diverge from a simple route at an alarming frequency.

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Lady Bikers Help York Charity

 

From left, Tracey Irwin and Kerry Jefferson, of the Lippy Ladies MCC, who presented the York Blind & Partially Sighted elephant mascot and chief officer Diane Roworth with £100 to buy more collecting boxes. (Image courtesy of The York Press)

From left, Tracey Irwin and Kerry Jefferson, of the Lippy Ladies MCC, who presented the York Blind & Partially Sighted elephant mascot and chief officer Diane Roworth with £100 to buy more collecting boxes. (Image courtesy of The York Press)

Both the past and present Chair of the Lippy Ladies MCC met the pink elephant mascot of the York Blind and Partially Sighted Society (YBPSS) on Friday 9th August, to hand over a donated of £100.

The charity, chosen by Kerry Jefferson who is also a volunteer for YBPSS, works to help the visually impaired maintain their independence.

The donation will be used to purchase three collection tins.