The Mind Numbing Thrill of the Cold

I’ve spent much of the last year becoming acquainted with cold water, in some cases extremely cold water, and my life has become noticeably enriched as a result. It started …

Pool Running for the Injured

The enforced running respite has resulted in a very slight improvement to my plantar fasciitis pain so I’m motivated to keep up with the recommendations from my podiatrist. I’ve stuck …

Lane Rage

I’ve been promising myself since March that I will start swimming again very soon. The Great North Swim was approaching at a fair ole rate and given that it threatened …

Here I Am

I’ve been quiet for a while but I’m still out here, running and swimming a bit. Swimming is still my biggest concern, I made it to the pool on Sunday …

World Rubber Crisis

OGB may well have left London in search of science but he hasn’t stopped harassing me. The last email I got from him went along the lines of “how do …

Hairball Drowning Incident

Can someone remind me why I thought accountancy would be such a good wheeze? I feel like a gerbil trapped in a wheel, spinning it relentlessly from month end to …

Run, bike, swim

Sundays now seem to be the day for upside down triathlons. This morning I nipped out for a short run around Chswick and Barnes Bridge to check out the aftermath …