Bastille Day

Bastille Day

I am still not feeling great this morning but I wanted to get a short run in anyway. Cécile and Jamie are due back later in the afternoon and I had to fit in some shopping, some work, and at least the start of today’s stage of the Tour de France before they did....
Sick

Sick

So this is how it is going to go. The day that I bid farewell to the office for a couple of weeks of vacation and the cold and cough that has been threatening to bring me down for the last couple of days finally strikes. That tickle in the throat had worsened...
Great Scene: Lethal Weapon

Great Scene: Lethal Weapon

I flashed back today on a great scene in the original Lethal Weapon movie. To set the scene: There’s a depressed guy threatening to kill himself by jumping off a building The cops along with a crowd are watching from down on the street – will he do it?...
Before Brussels

Before Brussels

In one of those things that I never thought I’d be doing when I lived in Australia, today I’m off for a day-trip to another country for work. I’ll be jumping on a high-speed train headed for Brussels in Belgium in a couple of hours, recording an...
Ten Weeks Out

Ten Weeks Out

I’m about ten weeks out from the Ultratour du Leman and my first +100 mile ultra. That means I have about eight weeks of regular training to go before the taper begins and, while two months is a reasonable period of time, it alo seems short considering I have...