Our New Normal

During the height of the first phase of COVID-19 in the UK much was made of the potential for change, the opportunity for the public, business and government to adopt …

Memberships v Members Bonds

Same Old, Same Old best sums up the Government, Public and Business approach to the relaxing of what the UK called Lockdown. I say it that way as I don’t …

Garmin Forerunner 225

I suspect the Garmin Forerunner 225 is going to be my next bit of technology when it becomes available mid July. I have been using (on and off) the Garmin …

Beautiful Game (Not)

So the Beautiful Games (aka football) has kicked of its show piece event, the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Now beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but for …

FA Cup: Then and Now

What a huge day for Hull City aka The Tigers, as they take on the Arsenal aka The Gunners at Wembley this afternoon in the FA Cup final. Kick Off …

FA Cup Final

Am struggling to remember ever having so much apathy towards the FA Cup Final. In previous years it has been easy to support my own team (Man Utd), the underdog …

Enough Of This Blame Cutlture

So Wales lost because their inspirational captain Sam Warburton was red carded by Irish referee Alain Rolland. Warren Gatland blamed the referee for his team loss, while Paul Ackford was …

Spain Win ….. Again

So Spain, the current European and World champions at football have won the Under 21 Championship. In the meantime England failed to get through the group stages. I suppose that …

Back in Training – Stage 2

I am knackered! Well my legs are anyway, and I am so happy about it – honest!!! Yesterday morning I played my first game of football in about 15 years …

Current Marathon Thoughts

My mind still keeps drifting back to the idea of running a marathon this year. There are two main reasons for this: I want to get fitter and need a …

2008 Wish List Starts

I knew it wouldn’t be long, what with CES just around the corner, but didn’t think it would be a watch that would be first on the 2008 Wish List! …

Day 1 Training

Best laid plans and all that! No longer had I posted the plans for the month then I realised that I had woken up with a headache, so like an …

Recommencing Training

Following on from the Now the 20km run is completed post today is the day that I start the two month fitness drive. Well that was the plan but as …