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AUSTERITY HUMBUG, bah ! Second Post

Gold standard between 1914 to 1919 was suspended by some European nation to pay for “The Great War” with paper money.

Republican President  Richard Milhous Nixon in 1973, decoupled the value of the US dollar from the price of gold. 1,090 more words

Yorkshire Winter CX Round No. 1 #crossishere

Date: Sun. 31st August
Location: ‘Pipe and Glass’ field, South Dalton, Beverley
Weather: Sunny, still, very warm
Synopsis: Men’s Seniors, Juniors, Vet40 / 107 starters / 66 in the Vet40s / one hour race / chip timing / slow, uphill start / hard packed parcours / bumpy and relentless / barriers negotiated easily / suffered in the heat / no power / lapped by leaders twice / laps 6:24, 6:27, 6:37, 6:50, 6:58, 7:02, 6:53, 6:45 / back wound held out / no crashes / great to be racing again / ace event / coffee and cake… 11 more words


Summer Nuts Challenge

Ah, nuts! In March this year, having never run at all and most certainly never run a race, I took on Winter nuts and got to enjoy scrapes, bruises, hypothermia and a determination to actually learn how to run cross country! 1,315 more words


Week Commencing 1 September

Suggested sessions are :

Training on Monday 1st September : 10k-ish again, done steady or as a fartlek

Wednesday 3rd : threshold session on laps of the estate. 41 more words

4 New & Exciting Releases in September

September has arrived and I have some new and exciting releases lined up for you!

1. Rock Addiction by Nalini Singh
September 9th, 2014

A Contemporary Romance that features a rock star and a girl not looking for romance. 151 more words


Privileged? - Part 1: Power-trip, Guilt-trip

I received this test recently and upon reviewing it, I was enlightened and yet was provoked by it as well. I got some questions about this. 278 more words


2014 in Pictures 35/52

Yesterday I was supposed to be taking part in the ‘Color me Rad’ 5k run, but due to health issues I couldn’t 😞

However I am so proud of my sister who did take part, this was her first race after taking up running just a few moths ago. 19 more words

A Year In Pictures