About Pete

Founding father of Uborka, and pioneer of the really-long straw.


September 5, 2018

Man Cave

It’s 12 years and about 3 months since we put in the offer on our house. There were many features that we liked, including the garden, the proximity to the train station, the infant and junior schools just around the … Continue reading

June 24, 2018


Halfway through today’s walk I theatrically slapped my forehead when I realised that I had forgotten to post my regular morning photo! We weren’t quite able to attain our day 2 goal of reaching Canary Wharf, and instead had to … Continue reading

June 23, 2018

Battersea Bridge

So, status update. We made good progress yesterday and successfully covered half of the distance to the barrier. Which would be good, apart from that we both sustained some degree of injury from trying to do such a large distance … Continue reading

June 22, 2018

Teddington Lock

This weekend, if all goes to plan, we will make it to the Thames Barrier and complete the Thames Path. We’ve got our snacks and I’ve got my new sunglasses (I lost my old pair at about the same time … Continue reading