A change of pace...

Although I'm very happy with life in general it's been weird and hectic for a couple of years and not always in a good way. I've put on far too much weight and have been very sedentary. I've more-or-less stopped producing anything and have been in consumption mode for too long. Time for a change of pace and a new approach to life methinks. So... also time to get back to writing. No real agenda this time... just write because... well.. just because. This is likely to be very random.…

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Friendship...

It occurred to me this morning that the friendships I value the most are those special easy ones where we don’t need each other all the time but we’ll always be there in time of need. I know it’s not a new or earth shattering thought but I just wanted to capture it and let my friends know that, even though I’m often “lazy” about phoning, texting, emailing etc. that doesn’t mean my love for them is any less and that they can always call…

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Reboot!

Initialising…. Command sequence engaged… Operating system starting… Engaging primary systems… Engaging secondary systems… System online… login>_…

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and I did it again...

Don’t worry. I’m not going to post every darned time I do a run, I’m just following up because tonight I pushed myself a bit harder (and it was great) and I remembered a few more things I’ve learned which I forgot to mention. Tonight I had to run on my own because of family commitments which meant I couldn’t run with my running pack (at the time they were running). I was fairly daunted by that because they’ve more-often-than-not carried me through when…

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I ran 5K

This week, I ran 5K. Ok, so what’s there to shout about? Many of my friends have run marathons, are triathletes or are even more nuts doing “ultra” challenges and the like. The thing is, everything is relative. For pretty much my entire life, or at least as far back as I can remember I’ve been unfit. As a child the unfitness was mostly down to childhood asthma meaning, while I was very active, I could not do any sustained activity as I ran out of “puff” very…

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