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Preparations for Christmas are mostly going smoothly - the kids' main presents are sorted, and there's just a few other presents that need to be bought - hopefully it won't be too stressful going into town at the weekend to get stuff.

Not much is going on, other than the usual lack of sleep, although I did manage 7 hours last night which is the most I've had in a while (although I did wake up at 2.45am, more out of habit than anything I think).

I've been on a few more bike rides and things are mostly back to normal down below. It's surprising just how much difference two weeks off the bike makes - I feel a lot less fit! It was very windy out today, lots of fun going east but west was very slow going with a few wobbles along the way!

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