Fort de Vaise

Fort de Vaise

Another working week and the last couple of days to squeeze in some training during January. After a relaxing weekend away with Cécile I managed to sleep terribly and, after tossing and turning for hours, was happy when my alarm buzzed and I rolled out of bed ready to...
Speed Test

Speed Test

Cécile and I had spent a relaxing weekend in Dijon and that included a sleep in this morning. I didn’t wake up until after 8am and I didn’t go out searching for coffee and Cécile’s almond croissant until after 9am. This made for a real change to the...
What We’ve Become

What We’ve Become

Cécile and I are heading away for the night to Dijon and I am sure she doesn’t want to be left alone for an hour when we get there so I can go out and explore the city in a run. Hence, if I was going to fit in the run today it needed to be in the morning before...
Running on Ice

Running on Ice

It rained a little last night before we went to bed but somehow I didn’t connect that with the idea that there would be frozen rain – that is: ice – on the paths and trails this morning. I was quickly made aware of this reality, though, as I crossed...
Australia Day

Australia Day

Happy Australia Day! It’s a long time since I have been “home” to Australia and celebrated an Australia Day on Australian soil. Indeed, thinking about it this morning, the last time I was in Australia for the national holiday was 2006 – hell,...
Lyon Running Crew #240

Lyon Running Crew #240

I fell this morning and I am feeling a little sore. Not all over, mind you, but my right elbow and my left knee are both a little banged up. Still, among the many aphorisms I’ve picked up over the last few years of running are: Relentless Forward Progress Motion...