Olympic Torch Relay

Well, the Olympic Torch Relay set off today from Lands End, Cornwall. Now for some shameless self promotion – I am carrying it in Barking & Dagenham in July. I’m a bit nervous. It’s only a 300m stretch and obviously, I’ve run a marathon and so lots of people have seen me running before. ButRead more

Afternoon Tea

On Friday, I planned to go for a run. Then I planned to go for afternoon tea with Jog Blog. The run didn’t happen. Afternoon tea did. So did beer. Yum. Anyway, I’d never been for afternoon tea before and so this was a new experience and I was probably a bit over-excited about it.Read more

A Marathon Decision

Most of my readers will know that last year, I completed the Brighton Marathon. Despite the 26 degree heat, despite the sunburn, despite getting suncream, energy drinks and Vaseline in my hair, I enjoyed every single minute of it, despite arriving home slightly outside target. In April, I dragged myself out in a slightly hungoverRead more

I’m back

It’s been a long time since I have blogged and if any of my loyal readers remain, they will notice that the blog has a new look. Don’t worry, I am intending to spruce it up a bit and make it look a little less “thrown together.” Since Janathon and my dismal failure to completeRead more