Category Archives: Lifestyle

Never Give Up

That’s one of those things that are easier to say than do, sometimes. But my favourite quote is: “You only fail when you quit.” Again you have to take it in perspective. If you break a leg climbing Mount Everest, … Continue reading

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Swim Like a Brick? So Let’s do a Triathlon

I figured sooner or later you might get bored listening to me rattling on about running. So I thought I’d start training for a triathlon. The slight hiccup in the plan is that I don’t really swim. I know… I … Continue reading

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Endurance

Last year I was looking forward to Endure 24. You know? When you’ve got your sights set on a goal? There was a plan. Of course, the ankle put paid to that. Then COVID really crushed it. Anyaways, it was … Continue reading

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Good News

Naw, only joking. Unless of course we believe all this will be over by June 21st. But, as everyone has been wrong, about everything, since last March, I don’t think I will hold my breath 😂 Apparently I no longer … Continue reading

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Managing to Stay Positive

Yup a strange title under the present circumstances. And it’s quite hard to do. Especially this last week as the Achilles has gone again. But, I am prepared this time so lots of physio, Yoga and strength exercise. One thing … Continue reading

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Lets Get The Kids Exercising (Oh Dear)

They say laughter is the best medicine. Well, I can certainly subscribe to that. It’s a little harder today. As I sit here, listening to the rain and wind pounding the window. I’ll be running across Beverley Westwood Pastures in … Continue reading

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Avoid Trail Runs With Little Bears!

Happy New Year one and all ❤️ As you all know, Sooty and I have a special arrangement. Not unlike the USA and Britain. Although I’ve never been 100% sure who is the hand… who is the puppet 😂 Sooty … Continue reading

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Lifestyle

What exactly is that? Lifestyle. It appears to have a very broad spectrum. Food, fitness, clothes, even the shape of your genitals can have an effect upon your lifestyle (Don’t ask! It was a woman’s discussion programme I inadvertently wandered … Continue reading

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Wild in the Country Day 2

The majesty of the wilds encourages you to reconsider values. These rocks, these meadows, along the coastline, formed between 200 and 145 million years ago, are totally untouched by our present situation. They don’t care if we have a bad … Continue reading

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In The Wild Country (Day One)

There is a place where the wild things go, so they tell me. Possibly just another myth but if it exists I’ve found a few of them over the years. So, after months of media scaremongering with if’s, but’s and … Continue reading

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