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Steamy Day

August 31st, 2012 Comments off

I was due for my midweek run yesterday, but I got a call from some friends who were going to go ride on a steam train with their two boys — would I like to join them? It turned out that the steam train was on the Avon Valley line, starting from Bitton, which is, […]

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Mixing Jogging with Duty

August 28th, 2012 Comments off

I don’t usually mix jogging with anything else. I go out jogging, I come back home. This Sunday, though, I had a favour to do for a friend that dovetailed nicely with the jogging. So, I jogged out to Easton, fed my friend Emmeline’s cat, and jogged back again. This was good motivation, got me […]

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Eight, ten… Thirteen?

August 23rd, 2012 Comments off

I was only going to go out for a 10K last night, but it was a lovely evening, I was feeling fairly awake, and the towpath, though pretty muddy in places, gets even prettier past my normal turnoff. I usually just use the towpath for a quick shady jog out and back a few kilometres, […]

Getting Longer

August 19th, 2012 Comments off

Carrying on with the training regime for the Bristol Half, I nipped out this morning for my first 10K jog for a while. Apart from the humidity and the occasional overly-muddy section of towpath (yes, surprisingly, it’s been raining in England again recently…) it went well. I was taking it easy. I stopped for a […]

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Why the hell is just “scrolling down the screen” so slow and unresponsive in Google+? And why are the…

August 17th, 2012 Comments off

Why the hell is just “scrolling down the screen” so slow and unresponsive in Google+? And why are the scrollbars non-standard? Grr.

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Long Time No See

August 16th, 2012 Comments off

It’s been a while, hasn’t it? I had a bit of a break after my walking holiday. I’ve only been for a few runs since, this little 5K, a 6-and-a-half-K, and, yesterday, an 8-and-a-bit-K. So at least my distance figures are heading in the right direction… I have been keeping up the exercise momentum in […]