Category Archives: march madness

Return of the sloth

As my name makes clear, at least to Flanders and Swann fans, I am a sloth.  Given the choice between doing and being, I will opt for being every time. My history of activity is telling: 2002: Entered Flora 5km … Continue reading

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Somewhere in a parallel universe…

…a very distressed abradypus is blogging about arriving home after her run to find that her backpack had come open, her boots and handbag had fallen out and she had no house keys and couldn’t get in the front door. Fortunately, … Continue reading

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Shake, rattle and roll

My training plan, such as it is, called for a forty minute form run today.  I actually did a slightly shorter run, caught the bus and then tacked a final five minutes on at the end.  The whole run was … Continue reading

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None of the above

I did my twelfth parkrun this morning at my eleventh different venue.  Which wasn’t Banstead or Black Park or Frimley but Reading.  A solid rather than noteworthy time, but still faster than anything I manage during the week. Reading itself … Continue reading

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P-p-p-pop out a penguin

I have three top tips for you today: check out notmuchofarunner‘s blog about coffee penguin straws never watch a wildlife documentary that shows you the practicalities of how killer whales eat penguins never watch a wildlife documentary that shows you … Continue reading

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Back to basics

It has been an odd couple of days.  On Tuesday, my plans for a 45 minute run were scuppered.  To keep the run short, I had planned to catch the bus for the last part…only to find that the bus … Continue reading

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My mojo is back!

Isn’t it amazing how a glorious morning and a picturesque parkrun can banish the blahs?  Blue sky and rolling parkland as far as the eye could see.  Wonderful. Added to which, I now know several things that I didn’t know yesterday: … Continue reading

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