Brexit Gameshow

OK so this week I have had a bit of an opportunity to play on Twitter. I found the interactions quite telling and it further confirms a slightly depressing view that we nearly always respond and make decisions emotionally in a subconscious fashion. Our conscious reasoning often there just to rationalise what we have already … More Brexit Gameshow

3 True tales

This post has been a long time coming and there are various reasons for that as always. Still excuses are worth nothing so I won’t waste your time. What is important is that I have come to the conclusion that I no longer have the patience or time for the mental gymnastics it takes to … More 3 True tales

Walk Don’t Walk

After my recent summer excursion I was told not to run. My Achilles heel was damaged  and I was told to take 6 weeks or so off running to recover. Of course like all runners it made me decidedly twitchy. In an attempt to alleviate the heeby geebies I had a go at walking. Having … More Walk Don’t Walk

Not bothered!

I did my first marathon because I was inspired by a Hundred Clubber wannabe. I looked up to her because she seemed so normal, you would never be able to guess she was some kind of super runner who had completed more than 50 marathons. There was no clue that most weekends she was out … More Not bothered!

Big Moments.

One of the reasons I like running distances is that it gives me time to think. When I blogged regularly it was my long runs that gave me the space to think and plan. Over the last 18 months though not only have I not had the time and energy to write in the same … More Big Moments.

Just sometimes.

Last week I was sat on a train on my way to Edinburgh to run another bloody marathon, as if doing 10 in 10 days is not enough for the year. It was crowded and hot and like so many others in that tin box I watched a film. It was called ‘A monster calls’. … More Just sometimes.