strathclyde parkrun #82

I tried a different morning routine today ahead of the weekly 5K Parkrun at Strathclyde Park. Instead of falling out of bed and down the hill as close to 9.30am as possible I got up at 7:45am (on a Saturday!).  Last week I felt as if I literally ran out of energy so I was Read More …

Olympic Dreams

I love the Olympics. I’ve always dreamed of being an Olympian but unless they add running slowly or endurance sleeping to the list of events then I don’t have much chance. But… I’ll be in the first race to finish in the Olympic Stadium in London next year!!! I entered the ballot for the National Read More …

A week off

I’ve been on holiday. I had a week off and lots of plans with the small boys for an action packed week. It all began well with a trip to Fir Park to see Motherwell v Leeds United on Saturday and big plans for the week ahead. The action was curtailed somewhat by a sore Read More …

Snow Joke

Today began with a welcome respite from the snow.  The roads were clear and the schools were open… even though 10-20cm of snow was forecast. And they were right… Avril got stuck about a mile from work.  It had taken her 5 hours to get that far so I walked up to get her. The Read More …

It’s not golf. It’s the Ryder Cup!

There is something special about the Ryder Cup.  I’m a big golf fan but every two years this thing comes around and provides one of the most exciting events in sport. It is proof that individuals in an individual sport can come together and form a team.  That’s what makes the Ryder Cup the amazing Read More …