Tag Archives: Running

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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Home Sweet Home

I wonder how many times this has been used as a title for a post? 😂 The NC500 is well and truly over and I could say, ‘Huh, it’s back to work on Monday,’ but as my work is so … 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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Scotland NC 500 Days 1+ 2

If you’re wondering… the NC500 is a 500 mile road trip around the Scottish coastline. The drive up there was fantastic, for the first 100 miles. Then the front brake pads went. 😂 Heck, who needs brakes anyway? But managed … 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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Out and About (A Bit)

“Do you think it’ll ever get back to normal?” This is a question I hear quite a lot. Thinking back to the society of February 2020, what I’d like to say is. ‘I chuffing hope not.’ But you can’t can … 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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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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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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