Happy New Year! How was 2015 for you?

December 31, 2015 5:13 pm

It’s New Year’s Eve; the weather was beautiful today – it was crisp, sunny with a slight breeze. It’s far too warm for this time of year. I spent the morning walking on the Heath and reflecting: on 2015; what I have learnt; what is important to me; my goals... View Post

Swimming is a big thing earthlings do

December 28, 2015 7:30 pm

Monday 28 December 2015 – day 1, week 4 of triathlon training Merry Christmas! I hope you have had a great time with your family and friends, eating lots of food and generally being lazy! I too have taken it a bit easy over the last few days. I have... View Post

I woke up like this: in a strange mood

December 19, 2015 3:00 pm

Happy weekend everyone! Saturday, day 6 of week 3 of triathlon training, I am not long home from a short but eventful cycle ride. I woke up feeling a bit “bleurgh” today, unable to control my inner dialogue questioning my training (“you are just training for a few marathons with some... View Post

Road runners ‘r’ us

December 13, 2015 10:36 pm

Good evening! Its Sunday evening, day 7 of week 2 of triathlon training, and I am blogging from under a warm blanket on my couch. It rather cold this evening and I have been indulging in comfort foods. At least my training will balance out some of the chocolate, apple pies and... View Post

Goggles ready!

December 8, 2015 12:04 am

Monday 7 December 2015 – day 1 of week 2 My plan to go to my usual spin class on Friday morning at 7am and to run a couple of km on the treadmill immediately afterwards was scuppered by a faulty train which meant I missed the class. What a waste... View Post

Dead legs

December 3, 2015 8:49 pm

Thursday 3 December 2015 Today is a rest day and, boy, do I need it! My hamstrings and hips feel sore and tight. At this rate, my foam roller and I are bound to become very well acquainted in the next few months. In the last 3 days I completed... View Post