The Good Stuff of 2012

It stuck me that my ‘Unresolved’ post was almost entirely negative.  It was all about what I didn’t do in 2012, what I failed to achieve. Well, I’m not going to let 2012 pass without adding some balance because in 2012 two brilliant, never to be repeated things happened… The Olympic Park Run In March Read More …

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The weather had been hot and sunny all week but there was a glimmer of hope… much of the Edinburgh marathon is run along the East coast, a part of the world famous for harr (mist from the sea), and the forecast was cloudy for Sunday morning. That was until yesterday. The sun came out Read More …

The Big One

Well, yesterday brought the expected ‘Red Fleece of Rejection’ from the Virgin London Marathon.  I had entered the ballot but was unsuccessful. That left a choice. Either wait for a possible charity place for London or sign up to run in Edinburgh. I choose Edinburgh. So, I’m running the Edinburgh Marathon on 27th May 2012. Read More …

And so it begins…

The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland began this morning and a couple of things have jumped out at me already. The first is the presence of ‘The Queen’.  She’s not there in person this year but when she can’t make it she sends someone in her place, a Lord High Commissioner.  The Queen Read More …