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Baby you’re a firework

This week I’ve been able to watch the goings on across the pond, on BBC News 24 on in the background. The inauguration was on Wednesday, and went on into the night. It was good to see the new come … Continue reading

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Nice note book for planning

For Christmas I got a really nice wee present for this year… to write down my thoughts and plans… With an elephant head on the front, and A5, it’s a really high quality book, and just perfect for me … … Continue reading

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Wk2 into Wk3 training

Here’s the training I did last week. 2 short runs, 2 spin sessions, 2 strength sessions and a couple of walks. Two rest days – a nice wee balance. Wk2 Mon: 31 min Strength / 32 min Spin wi Bakari … Continue reading

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John Kynaston – what to say?

It’s been about two weeks since the passing of John Kynaston, the 61 year old, amazingly fit and friendly guy, who touched the lives of so many people. Even though I didn’t know John very well, I’ve wanted to say … Continue reading

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Wk1 into Wk2 & hanging on in there

The start of a new year, and whilst I was on leave, I was a little restricted by the snow… so I didn’t run for a week, but kept up my regular walks (about 25 miles across the week) and … Continue reading

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Lockdown 3, day 1 – 3 good things

Today consisted of a few nice walks… some practical bits and pieces… and some good chat. I’m not sure if I’ll write this every day in January / lockdown … but maybe… Here’s my three good things from today: 1. … Continue reading

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Wk53 into Wk1 & a blast from the past

Well well … goodbye 2020, hello 2021… my training is back around to week 1 of the year, and as I’m on leave, sleeping and eating a lot, I have plenty time and energy for my training and quite a … Continue reading

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Setting up a plan to be active & my 2021

I’ve been doing this ‘active’ thing for quite a while now… since around mid 2008 when I decided I would make a change to be more active… eat better and be healthier. For over 10 years I’ve learned what I … Continue reading

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Totals for 2020 – 2020 miles

Well here goes… here’s my totals for 2020, after what was an odd year… there were some lovely sunrises when out on my bike. … working from home since March… injured from late August to mid November… but cycling and … Continue reading

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Money elephant savings 2020

Every year I put £1 coins into this elephant money box my brother gave me. And each year the money that comes out of it at the end of the year is less and less because I’m using cash less … Continue reading

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