The Last 144m

The Last 144m

This morning I was hoping to get out and run for an hour or a little more, but a couple of things worked against me. First there was the arch enemy of the early morning, namely, the night before. We had friends around last night and things finished late. Any hope of...
Tangled Redemption

Tangled Redemption

After getting Jamie onto the bus this morning I was in the office and ready to go at 8:30am. However, as I had to leave the office at about 3:00pm to go and do some paperwork at the city hall with C├ęcile ahead of the wedding, I didn’t take a break until I left...
The Right Foot

The Right Foot

Another busy day ahead but there’s a light at the end of that daily tunnel: Jamie is around for dinner! He’s spending the night tonight and he’s going to help me cook a little. I’ve got something that I’m calling a modified bacon...
Repression

Repression

There was nothing pretty about tonight’s run. I had had a busy day at work and only took about a half hour off between arriving at the office at 7:30am and leaving at 5:30pm. From one meeting to the next, one task to the next, a phone call here, a conference...
What’s Up, JP?

What’s Up, JP?

Today is another two-up day with a short run in the morning and a longer, more relaxed run in the afternoon. I’m looking forward to a big dinner tonight – I bought some wonderful salted anchovies and I plan on making a real mess with them! – so I...
Cartographically Challenged

Cartographically Challenged

When I was running in London last weekend I included in my blog post a rule I try and live by when running in an unfamiliar place: don’t get lost. This usually means that I map out loops the night before a run, or run an out-and-back of sorts to avoid getting...