Category Archives: Running

How To Get Lost On A Triathlon

You wouldn’t think it was possible unless you knew me really well. It was suggested we (my little running group of 5) do a Triathlon some months ago. I thought it was a good idea but then discovered something. It’s … Continue reading

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Why, I Mean, Really Why?

Okay, I’ve not been as prolific as I was, there again I guess I was never actually, prolific. OMG I’ve managed to deviate before I’ve even started. Oh, well…The WHY? question… I keep reading your posts and WP has this … Continue reading

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A Strange Mood Has Come Over Me

Don’t worry, I haven’t joined a cult and it’s not the weather for laying in an orchard, cloud gazing, sadly. It’s called romance. As my dear fellow blogger, Quercus, said, ‘If you want to write you have to read.’ So, … Continue reading

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Christmas is Up and Running

The thing I like most about Christmas is that I don’t have to go to work. Not that I work very hard anyway. Well I do, but I find it easy so, it’s not really hard. Yup, it’s going to … Continue reading

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The Erotic Art of Running

I’ve noticed there are more erotica blogs around lately. I’m not adverse to tasteful erotica or even the poetic. But, after some serious contemplation I decided stockings and suspenders didn’t look too great on me so I decided to stick … 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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NC 500 Day 6+7 The Road to Gairloch

The road to Gairloch can be fraught with danger. Especially if you don’t keep to the path. We decided to visit the Corrieshalloch Gorge. “The thundering River Dorma plunges 100ft down through the most impressive slot-gorge in Britain.” Run by … Continue reading

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And Still We Run

Sorry, another post about bloody running. I hear you cry. Well, “Tis the season” 😂 The Tokyo Olympics are due to start, with no spectators, huh! Athletics is the only thing I’ll watch on TV these days, I’m too old … 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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Wind, Rain, Cold and Writing

I could begin with – “It’s been a while since I posted,” but I’m worried the response would be, “Really?” 😂 So, I agreed to more hours at work, because they’re in the pooh, thought about ‘shit’ but I didn’t … Continue reading

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