Tales from the Broomwagon

Day 6 - Avallon - St Pereuse

Simon made some friends today. We were giving the Broomwagon a bit of a tidy up when we heard some quacking. Three ducks - a big one and two smaller ones - ventured close to the camper van, which was on a plot close to a lake. Simon threw them some bread, which brought out some rather bullying traits in the biggest one, which we nicknamed Big Tex.

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Sports journalist Lionel Birnie has written professionally for Sunday Times, Procycling and of course Cycling Weekly. He is also an author, publisher, and co-founder of The Cycling Podcast. His first experience covering the Tour de France came in 1999, and he has presented The Cycling Podcast with Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe since 2013. He founded Peloton Publishing in 2010 and has ghostwritten and published the autobiography of Sean Kelly, as well as a number of other sports icons.