Review: No Handoffs

Review: No Handoffs

I’m a fan of running movies and I have favorites that I like to watch in the days leading up to a race. Call it motivational, call it part of my preparation routine, but whatever: I like to watch inspirational stories on the trails. Cécile says a lot of these...
Goalsetting

Goalsetting

The Ultra Boucle de la Sarra is a few days away and I am back in taper mode ahead of what is going to be a difficult race. While the time on my feet won’t be anything I haven’t already done a couple of times this year, the climbing and stairs are going to...
Brexit: The Movie

Brexit: The Movie

The UK is heading towards its referendum on EU membership and I’m hoping that the majority vote with the sensible ‘get us out of this mess’ side of the question. The EU might help make some things easier – and as a European citizen taking...
Australia Votes

Australia Votes

Australia is in the midst of the longest election campaign in my lifetime. I won’t be voting as the Australian Electoral Commission assures me I am no longer on the electoral roll and, as I am living overseas permanently, I won’t be added back any time...
Apartment Hunting

Apartment Hunting

The owner of our apartment gave us a call a couple of weeks ago and made it clear she wants to take the apartment back. That’s “without us in it” of course. Hence, we’re in the process of searching out a new apartment. We’ve got a good...
Trump

Trump

The results from Indiana are in the new reality is simply stated: Donald Trump is the GOP nominee. A year ago I wouldn’t have bet money that Trump would still be in the race now, let alone the presumptive nominee. He never appeared to have the gravitas and...