Lockdown Life – throwback to 2020

INTRO: This was something that I wrote a year ago, over the first few weeks of lockdown. I don't know why I never published it at the time. I do remember thinking that I didn't have anything new to say, and I do remember being SO damn bored of everything covid and lockdown related. But… Continue reading Lockdown Life – throwback to 2020

Emma and Gemma run an Ultra – Goring Gap 50K 2021.

Photo credit to John Harvey - credit for looking at the wrong photographer - all me and G. Pretty sure I haven't mentioned it AT ALL, but for anyone who hasn't been following my progress on this, me and my adventure buddy Gemma (she who persuades me to do mad epic shit) finally got to… Continue reading Emma and Gemma run an Ultra – Goring Gap 50K 2021.

Space

I was listening to an interview with Ian McEwan this morning, and he was talking about the differences between when he started writing and now. And one of the biggest changes for this seventy-year-old novelist was his addiction to his iPhone. How you don't get any space, there's no room to breathe or think because… Continue reading Space

Your first marathon and why you need to do some positive visualization even if you feel silly

There is much to be said about running your first marathon. But if you're heading for a spring marathon (and most of the group I help to train are doing Manchester in ooooooh 2 and a bit weeks! EEEK!) you will have pretty much completed your training and will be in the taper now, having… Continue reading Your first marathon and why you need to do some positive visualization even if you feel silly