Montee de la Rochette

Montee de la Rochette

As the maps of each run I post here on the blog demonstrate, I’m a fan of Strava and I upload everything from my Garmin watch through Garmin Connect to Strava quickly after each run. There are a lot of features that I like about Strava and, of course, the social...
Short Run to a Sick Boy

Short Run to a Sick Boy

Jamie wasn’t feeling fantastic yesterday but he was worse this morning. Up and down during the night with diarrhoea, he tried to keep down a yoghurt this morning at breakfast and it lasted only a few minutes before he brought it all up. I had already decided he...
Home Along the Rhone

Home Along the Rhone

C├ęcile is away again today so there was no way to get out for a morning run. Indeed, as she won’t be back before late tonight there’s little chance of an evening run, either. Hence, my sole option for getting out and getting the run in today was lunchtime....
Ducks Walking on Water

Ducks Walking on Water

The work meeting I had last night was a long one. It was meant to finish at 10pm but it went on for nearly 30 minutes after that and by the time I settled down and packed away the work things, sent the final emails, and followed up on essential work communications it...
Afternoon in the Park

Afternoon in the Park

I had a morning in the office and then, just after lunch, returned home ahead of hours more work this evening. I gave myself a couple of hours in the afternoon to relax, recharge, and do a few family things but, as I rarely have free time during the afternoon in the...
Champagne!

Champagne!

It’s a little bit of a disjointed day in the office today with a half day to work, then a couple of hours off, then back into a remote workshop that will last most of the evening – so goes the working day when half the company is based on the US west coast...