Christmas Haul

In a change of pace, I’m sharing my Christmas ‘haul’. Using that term very loosely as I didn’t actually purchase these in one go. For one, I’m incredibly excited about Christmas and have probably been since the end of September. Christmas’ for the past 4 years have been in a small, one bed flat. We…

Thanks-Giving

Happy Thanksgiving to any American readers! We don’t celebrate Thanksgiving over here but I’m still thankful for today. Received this little reminder from Marie Curie… 150 days until the London Marathon! -cue panicking- Luckily, I actually managed to run today for the first time in over a month. Might have been for only 10 minutes…

Pretty Muddy – Round Two

Settle down, get some snacks and a hot cocoa. It’s story time. Pretty Muddy round two: this time we knew what we were getting ourselves into, knew the course, remembered the huge incline. Some of the obstacles were different but it was no problem. In the month before Pretty Muddy, I had been fairly ill…

A Quiet Week

As the title says, it’s been a quiet week. Today I ventured into the gym for the first time for a couple of weeks. If I’m honest,  I’ve been trying to coax myself all week. I find that with the colder, darker evenings the motivation isn’t quite there. All I want to do after work…

October Runfessions

It’s that time again, another month been, gone and a new one begins. Time for runfessions. I runfess that… I’m genuinely questioning whether there is any real point to this runfessions post when you’ve ran not even 30K this month and you’re currently on a running ban? I runfess that… On the plus, I did…