Sunday Stroll

Sunday Stroll

As running was out of the question today – the calf was still biting a little from yesterday’s aborted effort – I decided to keep things moving with an afternoon walk. I was in a good mood as I had just watched Alberto Contador dance his way into the...
UnREAL

UnREAL

The way of the world these days is that waiting a week for a new episode of a television series is something that is done rarely. Indeed, with the exception of a few series now playing on HBO in the US – Silicon Valley and Veep – there’s really...
Clinton’s Foreign Policy Failures

Clinton’s Foreign Policy Failures

The story of the day on the campaign trail is that Hillary Clinton is going to hit Donald Trump on foreign policy. According to the New York Times: Hillary Clinton plans to deliver a scorching assessment of Donald J. Trump’s foreign policy prescriptions on...
Free Speech: Version EU

Free Speech: Version EU

Yesterday speech got a little more regulated in Europe: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft agreed Tuesday to review requests for the removal of hateful content posted on their sites within 24 hours as part of a new code of conduct deal with EU regulators....
Ungovernable

Ungovernable

I got an email this afternoon from a contact at City A.M. in London asking if I’d like to contribute to a debate piece they are running tomorrow morning. I have written for the paper a couple of times before and they are great to work with, and so I said...
Bucket List Races

Bucket List Races

I was talking to Cécile on the weekend about a couple of races I would like to run in the next couple of years. They are sort of ‘bucket list’ races for me and, no, they aren’t Western States or Hardrock or UTMB. i’m not an elite runner and...