Saturday afternoonI have been in a slight quandary for the last ten seconds wondering whether to rinse the mud off my clothing, or to get the first part of this week’s summary written up. The reason it’s an issue is that I’m off out again to watch Liverpool in the FA Cup, so I’ve barely… Continue reading Spring Marathon Training – Week 1
Photo by Emre Can Acer on Pexels.com I’m sitting inside our bedroom watching the back garden world through our window. A pigeon lands and bounces up and down a few times on the slender branch of a neighbour’s whomping willow. I can’t see the rain falling but I can see the puddles being attacked with… Continue reading Reflections and Resolutions
You know you’ve had a successful party when, despite two good downpours and the need to hold down the collapsible (and occasionally collapsing) gazebo when the gusts whipped up for a short time, everyone remains in good humour, and eats and drinks well. Such was the case yesterday, when some of Anne’s siblings and mine,… Continue reading Party Time
The other night I was doing a club run, and found myself comfortably at the back of the six-mile group. Sometimes, if you’re not quite feeling the energy surging, taking it easy and just getting time on your feet is the way to go. Random picture of snowdrops from my run I cantered alongside Jim,… Continue reading Do You Remember The First Time?
During the walk on Sunday, I managed to first convince myself to run another marathon, and then convince myself not to. The walk took just over 3 hours and gave me ample time for vacillating. Just over 7.5 miles (12.25 km), so it was leisurely, with a couple of stops for using the facilities, or… Continue reading Marathons – never say never again…