It’s often said that we don’t run because it’s easy, we run because it is hard. It’s those moments when your legs are heavy and your motivation is ebbing when you have to really dig deep to make it happen that makes it all worth while. Getting back from a hard run you didn’t really … More Wasted Time
Four years ago I watched the Olympics opening ceremony and that was about it. I might have seen Bolt do his thing and I am sure Mo Farah was in there somewhere but I didn’t take that much notice. I’m not really much of a sporty type person. Of course back then my idea of … More Watching the Olympics
Let me start by making an apology. You see last week I made a mistake, I dropped a clanger, I have misled you all and for that I prostrate myself and beg forgiveness. I had thought that my summer of fun finished at the end of August, actually it finished at the start when my … More Stick to the F’ing plan
I was listening to a show the other day on Freakonomics Radio where I was introduced to I pencil. This is not some new Apple product, it is an Essay on economics written in 1958 by L. Read. For the TLDR ( too long didn’t read) attention span people like myself it basically points out … More Toast
Last Tuesday I was out running with friends. It was wonderful, a little bit of trail, good conversation and a good pace. It did get me thinking though, as August ends so does my ‘Summer of Fun’, this shit is about to get real. It’s been great, lots of fun times and social runs, a … More Shit just got serious!
Dear Owen I hope you don’t mind me calling you Owen, after all in both your emails and your Text message you have used my first name and it made me think we were beyond formalities. It was nice to hear from you and you asked a very fair question, will I support you in … More An Open Letter to Owen Smith