Anna's Blog

Numbers appear all the time in our lives. I'll use this blog to illustrate how they appear in my daily life and in the wider world.
Cycling and Seoul Holidays

Cycling and Seoul Holidays

The evenings are getting lighter by the week and we have taken to going cycling more often. It’s fun to go to a country pub, have a couple of drinks and enjoy the scenery. Last time we cycled out to a pub in the evening there were bar snacks on – about £5/each. They...

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Chopping Logs and Islands in the Caribbean: Part 2

Chopping Logs and Islands in the Caribbean: Part 2

This blog post is the second and final part of my posts about Caribbean islands. I was hoping to plan a cycling holiday to Guadeloupe in January 2023 as it is particularly great for cycling. We also wanted to include a visit to Barbados. We had postponed a holiday to...

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Chopping Logs and Islands in the Caribbean

Chopping Logs and Islands in the Caribbean

As we all know the price of fuel is rocketing. Last week it passed two Euros per litre. Prices are rising all the time. Inflation in the UK is well over 6% which is the highest it has been for 30 years. And it’s unlikely to stop. Some people are already being very...

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Cycles and Bologna Italy

Each week I consider a different number. My books focus on maths, algorithms and computer subjects with the aim of making them accessible to as many people as possible. As well as numbers I’m also passionate about food, travel and cycling and my blog aims to widen my...

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A Long Life and a Train Journey #102

A Long Life and a Train Journey #102

Last week I was honoured to attend the funeral of a man who was 102 when he died. I had last seen him when he was a mere 99, just before the pandemic broke out. We both belonged to our local debating society, and I liked to hear how he was getting on and what he was...

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