Throat of the Wolf

Throat of the Wolf

After hurting my back earlier in the week and giving it a couple of days to feel better, I set out this clear Sunday morning to test out the running legs and see if the now ‘sorta better’ back would hold up. Good news up front: I felt fine, and the back...
Fixed Gear

Fixed Gear

I used to ride bikes instead of run, and I loved it. Whether competitively in Australia or more for pleasure and exercise here in France, I’ve always enjoyed testing myself on a bike in terms of distance, over hills, up mountains, or just negotiating the traffic...
50 Days Out

50 Days Out

So I’m 50 days out from the Ultratour du Leman. I’d be lying if I claimed I was exactly where I wanted to be right now. I am behind on training for a variety of reasons – family, vacation, illness, injury, and work – but I haven’t lost my...
Review: The Jungle Bunch

Review: The Jungle Bunch

Another day, another vacation film with Jamie. Today we saw¬†The Jungle Bunch movie and it wasn’t too bad. It’s a typical good versus evil film with a touch of family values and a slightly psychopathic koala thrown in for kicks. Jamie enjoyed it and I have...
Ouch, My Back

Ouch, My Back

Waking up this morning I headed out and grabbed some breakfast for Jamie who was enjoying having a TV so close to his bed for once – we should do this at home, too, Dad, he had told me and I just grunted my reply. Back home we ate, got dressed, packed up all the...