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Watermeadows parkrun

1 week, 1 day

It is getting increasingly difficult to find any new parkrun venues within driveable distance of home.  The compulsion to add just one more to the list however remains strong within me and ...

1 week, 1 day ago

Carjacked.

3 weeks

Some 12 hours before the start of my R86+ revenge round, I spotted a new bruise on the lower inside of my shin. The attachment point of the peroneal, outside of the ...

Hi to anyone still reading this.  As had happened over the previous month anything of significance regarding the hospital visits has happened in the middle to the end of this month so ...

2 months ago

LLMH 2022 Job done

5 months, 2 weeks

Normally this would be the preliminary test for a spring London marathon. Now this is still a test but for an October London marathon as you all know.  Went OK coming in ...

5 months, 2 weeks ago

1 Year and 4 months on

6 months, 1 week

Here I am again, still running and back marathon training, this time for a marathon entered at the start of 2020.  Not as excited about the race as I might have been ...

6 months, 1 week ago

Hey Mondo

7 months, 1 week

It’s taken me a lifetime to learn to appreciate when the extraordinary is emerging from the everyday and is taking shape in front of me. By 'everyday' I mean anything - from ...

Seventh Heaven

11 months, 3 weeks

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 ...

11 months, 3 weeks 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 year 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

1 year, 1 month

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 ...

1 year, 1 month 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 ...

1 year, 1 month 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 ...

1 year, 2 months ago

It used to annoy me…

1 year, 2 months

... 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 ...

Is The Vegan Diet Healthy?

1 year, 3 months

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 ...

1 year, 3 months ago

7 Amazing pre-workout food

1 year, 4 months

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 ...

1 year, 4 months ago

The best laid plans and all that

15 years, 11 months

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...

1 year, 4 months

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 ...

1 year, 4 months ago

Encore

1 year, 6 months

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 ...

1 year, 6 months ago

10th anniversary of my blog

1 year, 10 months

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 ...

1 year, 10 months ago

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 ...

1 year, 11 months ago

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 ...