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Things you should never say ...

Today's long ride has been put on hold whilst I sit, with the rest of the Liversedge clan, in my car on the front drive. Its 7.5 degrees and Oliver (our 3 year old) is driving us all mad. I guess you are wondering why?

The iginition lockout on our boiler kicked in last night and failed to reset. After many attempts we finally gave in and rang homeservice to come and fix it. My wife made the call. 10 minutes later we're evacuating the house. It turns out that during the conversation on the phone Samantha happened to mention she thought she could smell gas. Oh.

As it happens there is no great problem, the 'smell' was not detectable by the other 4 members of the family. But anyway here we are, sitting in the car waiting for Transco to come along and tell us everything is fine.

Moral of the story: When talking to British Gas Homeservice because your central heating system is faulty do NOT say 'I think there is a vague smell of gas in the house' ... lord only knows when the boiler will actually get fixed. Ho hum.

On a happier note, I'm on schedule for a 300k week and have felt really strong on the bike. Been spending a lot of time on the bike so no new posts. Weightloss hit a plateau though.

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