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The Elusive English Countryside

For a long time after arriving I was completely caught up in the urban wonderland that is London. Jumping on a train and evacuating for the weekend seemed completely unnecessary. 2,055 more words


Newest Acquirement - Getting Serious

I’m getting serious about this big plan I’ve got: getting lost and have fun. :-)


NDW100 2015

The toughest of Centurion’s four 100-milers. “Expect to add at least 2 hours to your TP100 finish time” James Elson had said when I mentioned I was signed up. 897 more words

100 Miles

Bored of Hiking II - The Solutions

Hello my beloved fellow hikers,

after my call for inspiration about exciting walks around London in my previous blog post, I got lots of feedback that I’d like to share with you. 444 more words


The North Downs Way 100 - 8th August 2015

“One hundred miles is not that far”.

At least that’s what ultra-running legend, Karl Meltzer, would have us believe. But I wasn’t going to take his word for it. 2,932 more words

100 Miler

Marathon Training Week 6 - Upping the Miles

I started this week as I finished the last – in the North East with family. My Monday run was a pleasant, if a little dull, recovery run that was probably all the more boring because I wasn’t really recovering from much exertion over the weekend. 961 more words


Colliding Treats

Recently I spent a contented day walking a stretch of the North Downs Way in Kent. This 156 mile walk runs from Farnham to Dover and I’ve been doing it in stages for the past couple of years, sometimes with friends or family, but often on my own. 674 more words

Age-activated Attention Deficit Disorder