Race review: Herts 10k

Standing shivering on the start line of the Herts 10k on Sunday morning, horizontal rain battering my right ear drum, I did wonder if I had bitten off more than I could chew. It was five months and six days since I had my baby and I’d only decided to run the day before. With […]

Race review: Hardwick X-Stream

It hasn’t been too good a week for exercise, blogging or sleep – mainly because I over-committed myself seeing various friends on consecutive nights then attended the bizarre Reading Twestival another evening. As a consequence I haven’t been the nicest person to spend time with this weekend. In fact, I’ve been Little Miss Grumpy. My […]

Mud glorious mud

British Military Fitness tonight – back to the normal soggy mudfest after a few nights where the ground was hardened with ice. In many ways I prefer it icy because, once you get all wet and muddy, you feel the cold more. It doesn’t help when you are required to “leopard crawl” across the football […]


I’m feeling rather British, so I’ll start with a weather update. Although windy this morning, it was fairly fine. Though obviously one lady hadn’t demisted her windscreen sufficiently on the way to work, because she pulled out in front of me on a bend, forcing to do the best emergency stop I’ve done since passing […]