My Dad died on 24th January. It’s very raw. I am writing some thoughts down, but it’s really for personal reasons, for now. It was never the purpose of this blog to get too caught up in personal ‘stuff’ anyway. The idea was to have a space for me to riff about running, and other … More Run to the hills
IN WHICH WE REACH THE END OF ANOTHER YEAR, HOOK UP WITH OLD FRIENDS FOR A SING-SONG, MAKE ONE FINAL ASSAULT ON THE EVEREST THAT IS THE MARATHON PB, AND NEATLY WRAP UP 2022 WATCHING SOME REAL RUNNERS… You had one job. All you had to do in these final months was do your training … More I’m sorry you doubt me, brother
It was a quiet enough week. Work has been tipping along. The fire service continues to be on something of a go-slow, despite one very long call to a hay barn fire this Friday. I’ve cut back on the running to three short sessions this week (well, I may sneak out tomorrow!) after the two-week … More Farewell, Octo
I wouldn’t mind, but I don’t really like the Black Eyed Peas. But the tune drifted into my head as I pondered this afternoon’s blog, so there we have it. This week has been mostly… running. I signed up for a two week challenge in aid of the local GAA club. Just run as much … More ‘Running, running, run, running, running…’
A RAMBLING ENTRY IN WHICH WE ENTER THE END GAME OF THE TRAINING SCHEDULE, HAVE A VISIT FROM MY BROTHER AND NEPHEWS, GO SLIGHTLY OFF-PISTE IN THE BEER DEPARTMENT, LEARN A LITTLE ABOUT IRELAND’S GREATEST FOOTBALLER, AND DISCOVER (THANKS TO A BLOGGER), THE MEANING OF LIFE… Yes, some heady topics in there alright. My brother … More Who is Ireland’s greatest football player?