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Melksham parkrun

1 day, 9 hours

It was back to Wiltshire for this week’s parkrun.  On the weekend of the half term holidays I try to avoid the M25 and the routes down to the southwest but ...

1 day, 9 hours ago

Seventh Heaven

2 weeks, 4 days

London Marathon number 7 is in the bag (made up of 6 in London and 1 ran virtually). But wow, what an emotional rollercoaster of a weekend! A trapped nerve (I think ...

2 weeks, 4 days ago

To fight against COVID-19, the medical community uses not only proven practices but also modern technologies: digital therapeutics, contact tracing applications, and so on. We will tell you about solutions that are ...

Hospital Exercise - 55

3 weeks, 3 days

Hi all. Good visit to hospital on Tuesday 28th but left writing this until completed running on last day of this month. Blood figures have all gone down but the doctors were ...

3 weeks, 3 days ago

Medical abortion is an effective, low risk and non-surgical health procedure: It has a 98% success rate and it can be done from the comfort of your home.For most women, abortion ...

3 weeks, 3 days ago

When plans make you.

1 month, 1 week

I do not like that DNF, I do not like the miles I left. I do not like that memory - Of quitting time, of stopping me. I do not like the dream ...

1 month, 1 week ago

Hello. I have not been writing this blog much. But then, I haven't been running much. Today, I was planning to spent a good while on my exercise bike. But I ...

Parlez-vous franglais?

1 month, 1 week

Er, yes, rather a lot of it on a (no longer very) recent visit to Jura. Despite having done French A-level, and actually having lived in France for some 18 months, my ...

1 month, 1 week ago

When it comes to opting for an organic lifestyle, one of the prevalent concerns is the cost. We all know organic food is costlier compared to conventional food.  Since organic food is ...

So here we are once more

2 months, 1 week

Ok so only a two year gap between blogs……… Quick round up on me. I like running long distances. I don’t really like training. My right knee decided in early 2020 ...

2 months, 1 week ago

Belanja dengan perut kenyang. Anda akan membeli lebih sedikit makanan ringan dan/atau barang yang biasanya tidak Anda beli - dan hanya membeli bahan makanan, bukan hadiah dan semua barang tambahan, di toko ...

2 months, 1 week ago

There are 11 weeks to go and I really should've started training sooner.  In the past when I've had breaks from running, I've always found my way back to ...

3 months, 1 week ago

It used to annoy me…

3 months, 1 week

... when I saw people posting links on here to blogs they'd written on other platforms, but then, Realbuzz got harder to use, it started flipping photos upside down, and then it ...

If you were to ask the general population "Is the vegan diet healthy or unhealthy?" you will likely get one common response: unhealthy! Most people believe that vegans are deprived of important ...

4 months ago

We live because people take gym work very seriously, but in many cases, they fall prey to the idea that they should not eat before exercise or they go to the gym ...

Well with all the best intentions in the world sometimes things just happen that prevent even the most Ultimate of Olympians in completing their quest for glory. Zola Budd tripping Mary Decker ...

The best laid plans...

5 months, 2 weeks

So, was this my goodbye to 100 mile runs?  I wrote the funeral oratory to my dreams many times in the long hard miles between Marlow and Henley.  I phoned my family ...

5 months, 2 weeks ago

Encore

7 months, 3 weeks

After having pretty much decided to wrap up this blog at the end of 2020, I feel the need to add an extra chapter or two. In a strange twist of fate ...

7 months, 3 weeks ago

10th anniversary of my blog

11 months, 1 week

I couldn't think of a snappy title disappointingly but it does what it says on the tin! Well that last 10 years has flown by so as the saying goes then ...

11 months, 1 week ago

what’s easy /comfortable /ste...

11 months, 4 weeks

I don’t know! All I can think of is my easy pace should have been Zone 2, comfortable Zone 3 and steady Zone 4? Either way, my first run in compression ...

11 months, 4 weeks ago

So here we are still not as we would like it to be.  It is turning out to be a hard year for everyone. In the last few weeks, I have started ...

Job done

1 year

...legs absolutely shattered. Still who need legs when there's no running in the next few weeks🤣🤣🤣

Like many of us I am sure. I was soooo disappointed when the London Marathon was initially postponed until October 2020 and then again till 2021.  I have a charity place with ...

1 year, 1 month ago

Days 20 – 25

1 year, 3 months

GB Ultra Challenge 200k completed. Stats currently stand: 206km completed on day 25 Day 20 – Walk from Peckham Rye Park to home 4.56 miles Day 21 – Run in Crystal Palace Park ...

1 year, 3 months ago