2013: Selected highlights

By Chris Lamb

Previously: 2012.


January

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Entered monthly 10km races in Regent's Park, reducing my time from 55:07 in January 4th to 43:28 on December 1st.

February

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Entered the Hell of Ashdown cyclosportive in sub-zero conditions for over 100 miles & 7,500 ft of elevation (actual photo).

March

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Had my lute returned after it was damaged.

April

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Had a time-trial bike built and raced my first triathlon, duathlon and aquathlon.

May

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More biking, including a long ride with my brother. Also performed on the viola da gamba in Bach's St John Passion with Belsize Baroque.

June

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Two big concerts: Monn's Cello concerto in G minor with the Zadok Baroque Orchestra followed by the Blackfriars Quartet performing Shostakovich's String Quartet No. 8.

July

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Amongst more triathlon preperation, I performed in a Linden Baroque concert of Handel's Israel in Egypt.

August

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Raced my biggest event of the year—a "Half-Ironman" triathlon—hitting my time goal.

September

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Whilst procrastinating about writing some letters, I created a small service to send letters without a printer.

October

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Started cooking a little more adventurously.

November

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Performed Geminiani's arrangement of Corelli's La Folia in the Fitzwilliam Museum with Le Petit Orchestre.

December

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Ramped up my running volume so I could go over 1000km for the year. (Strava profile)


Chris Lamb is a freelance software developer and the current Debian Project Leader. You can read other posts by me, see software I have written or read more about me. You can also follow me @lolamby.


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Tuesday 31st December 2013


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