Review: Found on 49

Review: Found on 49

It’s Western States 100 weekend – and Sri Chinmoy 50K weekend for me – and there is a bunch of ultrarunning media being released around the race, and around the racers. The superstar of this years Western States is, without a doubt, Jim Walmsley. The...
Atomic Chess

Atomic Chess

Getting Jamie into bed each night means sticking to a routine and I have my routine down pat now. We eat dinner together, then he brushes his teeth while I do the dishes, then it’s time for a game, reading a book, and then bed. Sometimes we throw in a call to...
City A.M.: Thoughts on Macron

City A.M.: Thoughts on Macron

I had a couple of thoughts on Emmanuel Macron’s chances of reforming France in London’s City A.M. this morning: Emmanuel Macron won the race for the Elysee and has now been achieved a large majority in the National Assembly. But while the French voters may...
Review: Camino Island, by John Grisham

Review: Camino Island, by John Grisham

By the time I climbed on the train home from Paris on Saturday evening I was ready to leave work behind. It had been a long slog and though the result was fantastic, the work was fatiguing and I was looking forward to relaxing. Unlike the trip up to Paris a few days...
Father’s Day

Father’s Day

Today is Father’s Day and it’s been a great day. I woke up a few minutes before Jamie which, as I was very tired from the last couple of weeks, I was happy with. Being after 7am, this counts as a sleep in for me and a nice start to the day. Jamie was up...
Nuit Blanche

Nuit Blanche

Last night for the first time since I was in university (well, save for a couple of ultramarathons here and there) I was up the entire night working hard. A big project for work needed to be completed by this morning and I knew I would get it done…but I also...