Running.  It’s good.  That’s all.

Running. It’s good. That’s all.

I’m a words person more than a number wanger, but here, in solemn memory of my pitiful Maths with Statistics A-level, I’m going to share these number-y sentences: Starting March 14th I did not run for 53 days because of injury and was really miserable about it After...
FIVE

FIVE

My little Ben turns 5 today. I wrote a post when he turned 3. I just re-read it.  The post included lists of 3 things that he’s no longer doing now he’s 3, things I wish would stop soon and 3 brilliant things that are emerging. I thought on his 5th birthday, for no...
What makes a run a GREAT run?

What makes a run a GREAT run?

When you do a lot of running you tend to find company – good company and you can cover a whole lot of subject matter over the miles.  The other day, one of my very best running buddies posed the question, what makes a really good run?  She posed it rhetorically...
A love letter to my friends

A love letter to my friends

When you do the expat moving around thing friends become a matter of heightened significance. You have to leave them, make them, leave them and make them on a rinse and repeat basis. When you arrive in a new country – or continent, you have to make them or basically...
10 things I learned from my marathon training

10 things I learned from my marathon training

A lot of running eventually started to feel like not enough I think I looked at my training plan about 5 times before I let my brain process how much running I had to do. I’m not going to lie; I fully intended NOT to do it all even if it involved fibs and deception....
That too has passed.

That too has passed.

In the past few months several things have happened in my remit of mothering that have caused me to once again tip the hat to the old cliché of this too shall pass. Here are a few examples of those things: My daughter came home from a party with an “inspiring’ mani...