Slow Distance Ramblings
Physical Ramblings
Up and Down and Up and Down
May 18, 2017

(Subtitle – Offa was a fit man!) Sorry to my reader that I have not been about for a week again. Once again very busy at work with trips to Stoke, Wolverhampton and London today. Also at the weekend a trip to Surrey for Sophie’s birthday – eight hours of driving. Over the last week […]

Physical Ramblings
All Done (or Not?)
April 24, 2017

Just a very quick update to confirm that I managed to complete the Virgin Money London Marathon yesterday. The experience was amazing although I must confess that I spent the last two miles just looking at my feet willing them to keep going, one in front of the other! The crowds were great and so […]

Mental Ramblings
March 23, 2017

It’s funny how things happen. After my longest run of the year (16 miles) at the weekend this was going to be a quiet week with only a couple of events. Then I responded to some requests for work and am now on my fourth day in London. Well, I suppose it is getting closer […]

On the road
February 4, 2017

In January, the National President of Rotary International in Great Britain, Eve Conway asked for a volunteer Rotarian to take part in the London Marathon on behalf of the charity Heads Together for Best Beginnings. As it was very early in the morning and before I was fully awake I volunteered to represent Rotary. I […]