Monthly Archives: April 2011

Bradford parkrun

I wrapped up my April goals today by completing the Bradford parkrun. Three laps that start with a long gentle downhill and end with a short, sharp uphill so no sprint finish for me today.  I really must build some hill work … Continue reading

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Cross training (of sorts)

aka The Evil Clutter Pixie I have spent the last two days sorting, tidying and hoovering.  Dull doesn’t cover it.  I have been up and down the loft ladder more times than I can count and been up and down … Continue reading

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Frimley Lodge parkrun

The decluttering may not be going very well (in fact this week has been more about recluttering, if I’m honest) but I’m still on track for a parkrun every Saturday in April. Today I investigated Frimley Lodge.  Unusually (perhaps uniquely) … Continue reading

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Mad dogs and abradypi…

…go out in the midday sun. Yes.  After having rest days on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, I decided that today I would go running.  I had planned to go out early to avoid the heat, but a bad night’s … Continue reading

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The tyranny of gifts

One of the many things I have learned from my mother is to beware of the tyranny of gifts: the reluctance to get rid of something you don’t like or don’t need merely because it was given to you. Today, as … Continue reading

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It’s a small, small world.

This morning, logistics dictated a parkrun within an hour and a half of Brighton, as I was going down there for lunch, and after a little humming and hahing (how do you spell that?) I decided to go to Greenwich… … Continue reading

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Getting warmer…colder…colder…warmer…hotter

If someone ever offers you the opportunity to take part in a scent-based version of hunt the thimble, I suggest that you check out the scent and playing field carefully before accepting.  If the scent is dead mouse, the playing … Continue reading

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