One of the few (possibly only) perks of having a Dad who was a postman was that occasionally, just occasionally, you got letters before they were due to be delivered. That is the same day but maybe a couple of hours before the postman would normally deliver them because rather than wait until our own … More Five things I wish I knew when I collected my A-Level results
I spent last weekend in Wales and had a great time….all except the small matter of dragging myself out of bed on Saturday morning to pay for on-street parking in Cardiff, before then receiving a parking ticket for parking #arrrrrgh as apparently they couldn’t see my ticket. I can’t begin to tell you how annoying … More Why I’ll raise your parking fine with some feedback!
This time last week I was getting ready to head to Cardiff for my first Half Marathon and was completely and utterly bricking it. Even though it’s taken a week for me to find time to update this blog I did survive, and better still (with a little dose of hindsight) I think I enjoyed … More NQHM: A not-quite half marathon
This weekend I’ll be attempting to complete the Cardiff Half Marathon. I signed up to this in a fit of enthusiasm and naive optimism back in May, in no small part due to Erin’s account of her marathon. At the time I commented that: It’s not so much about the physical side of it, more … More Bricking it
I’ve blogged a couple of times now about my wish to run, my wavering motivation and better still all my fabulous excuses for not bothering. I’ve been really delighted at some of the responses I’ve got, couple of conversations that have emerged as a result of it over on twitter and one or two people … More Marathon ideas…sort of