Monthly Archives: May 2015

Ear worm: it’s a small world

Twenty four years ago, I went to Disneyland Florida with a friend.  It was hot, very hot, and every time we started to wilt, we’d head for the Small World ride, and drift along in the boats while we cooled down.  … Continue reading

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Hackney Half Marathon

I’m an idiot of the highest order, but fortunately the Vitality Hackney Half Marathon caters for idiots of the highest order, so despite turning up at the Race Village without my race number (was that a sign from the recovery … Continue reading

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Maidenhead parkrun

“Rest: Maybe a very very easy Park Run if you feel so motivated….” I have had a very lazy week.  My trainers have languished unused by the door*, my lycras have hung forlornly on the clothes airer and my garmin … Continue reading

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Thames Path 100, take 2

I missed out on the sub-24 hour buckle by 10 minutes.  I got lost four times, loitered at Aid Stations for longer than necessary, stopped to speak to a couple of friends along the route and forgot to put a … Continue reading

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