Monthly Archives: January 2014

Moonlight and fog

I had three options today: run at 6am, run at 10pm or skip my run altogether. Having done rather a lot of run skipping last week, mainly because I kept deluding myself into thinking that I *would* run when I … Continue reading

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Blah blah blah

Long day at work. Blah blah blah rest day from running.  Blah blah blah scrumpy squat.  Blah blah blah nothing interesting to say.  Blah blah blah will do better tomorrow.

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A festival of excuses

I have been abducted by aliens and replaced with a clone. There is no other explanation for the fact that I went running this morning, despite having not one, not two but three iron clad, bona fide, coach-proof excuses not … Continue reading

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Osterley parkrun with @fairweatherrun

Londone. For the second time in my parkrunning career, I have run all of the Greater London parkruns.  I last managed the achievement in June 2012 and it lasted a grand total three Saturdays before the arrival of Crane Park … Continue reading

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Round and round the garden

Well round (singular) the park. Today was a long day at the end of a long week, and when I got home, the last thing I wanted to do was to turn around and head off for an eight mile run.  … Continue reading

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Virtue is its own reward

Monday: rest and rolling Tuesday: rest and lunges Wednesday: rest and rolling Hmmmm.  Needless to say, three consecutive days of rest were *not* exactly what my training plan called for, and the week was going to hell in a handcart … Continue reading

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Treasure hunt

One Juneathon, Cassie (@knittingpenguin) asked for suggestions for a treasure hunt, and then proceeded to spend the month trying to find everything that had been suggested. Today, out of the blue, I arrived home to find that she’d sent me … Continue reading

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Talking to the radio.

Originally posted on abradypus:
There are some songs that I could listen to on repeat for the whole day.  And then there are songs that irritate me so much that I find myself ranting at the radio every time they…

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It’s been one of those days.

Mondays are not my favourite.  They start early and end late and don’t have much downtime in the middle.  So what did I do today?  Forget my works pass and keys. Without the pass, I can’t get into my office … Continue reading

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Windsor MABAC

My running club is a member of the MABAC Running League, which “arranges a series of races throughout the year, particularly aimed at the fun runner” and after which “runners have been known to find a local pub”. This morning’s … Continue reading

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