Monthly Archives: September 2011

Windsor half marathon

There are three things to note about Windsor half marathon before you enter: it’s undulating it starts at 1pm it’s a little big race Undulating Some say hilly, but they are just scaremongering.  All the hills (both up and down) … Continue reading

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Nonsuch parkrun

Yesterday was one of those days that was pretty much perfect.  It started off at Nonsuch parkrun, which is practically on my doorstep.  I parked at one of the many carparks and was looking round for the familiar parkrun huddle … Continue reading

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Abingdon parkrun and a nerdy day trip

Anyone who follows Ben Goldacre (@bengoldacre) on Twitter will know that there is a new website where people can post details of their favourite nerdy day trips. Which is excellent news for me.  For now, when I travel ridiculous distances … Continue reading

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Warning! The following blog post is a rant and you may find it offensive.

I got out of bed on the wrong side today.  I had hung my trousers up to dry inside out, so they hung strangely and needed an emergency iron.  The top that I’d decided to wear hadn’t quite dried, and the … Continue reading

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King’s Lynn parkrun

Yesterday evening, I braved Friday night rush hour traffic in London (ugh!) to drive up north to the wilds of Lincolnshire where I had begged a bed for the night from a marvellous friend of mine.* The traffic was as … Continue reading

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Words of wisdom

I usually run in London and the South East, where parkruns are plentiful and many date back years.  50 and 100 t-shirts abound and there are even some 250 club members, though I have yet to meet one. When Oak … Continue reading

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I have so much I want to write.  Why can’t I write it? I got the fidgets.  I booked a room at the Polebarn hotel in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, pretty much on impulse.  I drove down on Friday evening, into a … Continue reading

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