Tonight I have made a promise to myself that this year I will follow through on one of the many little projects that have cluttered up my brain for years. I’m not going to give any more details just now but as it crystallises I will let you know. This year marks 10 years since…Read more 2015 – Bring it on!
Last Friday we packed up the car at lunchtime, picked up the Monkey from school and headed to Beinglas campsite just north of Loch Lomond. The weather was fair and we had the tent up within a short space of time so that we could enjoy the sun going down with a wee glass of…Read more A weekend away
Not all adventures have to be grand affairs that require a lot of planning. On mid summer’s night we had a few friends over and camped out in our back garden. There was a barbecue, a fire to keep us toasty, some drinks to keep us lubricated and plenty of conversation under the stars. The…Read more More mini-adventures
Training in the gym is progressing and I have started my training for this year’s attempt on the National 3 Peaks. I have a feeling that this time we are going to complete it and so I want to feel as though I can manage it without dying. The key will be in pacing ourselves…Read more Route 76
The first quarter of 2014 has passed and I have been very quiet. What's been going on, you might well ask. Mostly life has been going on. Getting up and going to work, coming home and tidying up and then going to bed. The goings on of those in positions of power have kept me…Read more End of Q1
2014 is well and truly upon us and it is time for me to start declaring some intentions in the hope that I can follow through with them this year. First of all I am hoping to complete a number of scheduled running events throughout the year as a driver to get myself fit. As…Read more Statement of Intent
And so 2013 winds to an end. Achievements have been few and far between this year. What I am most pleased about though is that towards the end of the year I have lost a bit of weight and my knackered shoulder and leg are both feeling a lot better after following a regime of…Read more Year’s End
Over the past couple of weeks I have tried to keep to my new regime but the realities of daily life have managed to get in my way. I'm not complaining too much though as a lot of it has been fun. Some work related shenanigans early last week meant that I only returned to…Read more Busy Times