Monthly Archives: November 2011

Pitiful whining

My husband arranged a special treat for me this evening: taking Mr Kitty to the vet.  Deep joy. Getting the cat into the cat carrier is easy (she says, having delegated this task to Mr Evil Torturer).  The incessant pitiful whining … Continue reading

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Congratulations! (and Grovelands parkrun)

Every time I’ve considered doing Grovelands parkrun, I’ve changed my mind at the last minute, not because the course looks evil or dull, but because the parking is limited and weekend engineering works usually make the journey look tortuous. But … Continue reading

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Wonderfully, gloriously bonkers!

There are days when I am very glad to be “wonderfully, gloriously bonkers!” and today is just such a day. Heaton parkrun provided the back drop.  There is a lake and a hill and a golf course and a hall … Continue reading

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Four go mad in Cardiff

This weekend, I bagged my first Welsh parkrun, met up with a parkrunner I got to know in Reykjavik and cycled around Cardiff on an oybike.  In the company of three ‘athoners: fortnight flo, plustenner and our wonderful hostess, there’s … Continue reading

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An effortless fartlek

Okay.  57 mins of running, of which 7 mins (well, 6 mins 30 sec) was effort.  Is it just me, or does that ratio seem a little low? I got a little bored and started to put in mini efforts … Continue reading

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Gunnersbury parkrun with @fairweatherrun

Last week marked the start of the 100th parkrun, not in Reykjavik, but in London’s Gunnersbury Park.  After all the travelling last weekend, the draw of a local parkrun and the chance of an ‘athoner for company proved irresistible, and … Continue reading

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Nooooooooo!

I went to club today for a hill session.  But you’ll have to take my word for it, because I forgot my garmin. Pah!

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