Unicorns and Rainbows. (But I’m here now)

Unicorns and Rainbows. (But I’m here now)

It’s here we go again for another marathon and this time it’s a (THE?) big one.  It feels different though in quite a few ways. I’ve written a lot about this journey. I’ve been on it more or less for two years now; deciding to try for it, getting injured, going again,... read more
10 Reasons to Run a Race

10 Reasons to Run a Race

This year it felt like I hadn’t run in many races.  Then I realised what had happened.  I’d only run one that had a serious time goal for its motivation.  OK, that was a big hairy arsed time goal, but really there was only one like that.  There have, however been 9... read more
Oh, the presents you can get from the present

Oh, the presents you can get from the present

I have an excellent friend who often reminds me to be mindful.  Fairly often I will message her with a woe or a problem, sometimes rational, more often less so.  Very often it will be completely over -(self)analysed.  She will listen, she will sympathise and soothe... read more
School holidays – It’s not about the money?

School holidays – It’s not about the money?

My kids are back to school this week after 12 weeks of me providing them with constant high-octane entertainment. *Not strictly true, there were some elements of delegation. **OK there was a lot of that. But hey, we did some shizzle people, as did most people. We went... read more