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Recipe time!

I thought I’d share a recipe I use for a trailrunning stew. It’s easy to make but requires exact ingredients, precision and timing.

Put a large pot of water on the stove and boil while adding any spices and herbs you have to hand. 314 more words


Nutrition with a cherry on top! The miracle of Tart Cherries

Now that I am having to slow down and recover from my surgery, I decided to take a bigger look at my nutrition to see where I can make improvements.  602 more words

Postpartum Running

Preseli Beast - Debrief (no badgers)

A couple of days later I’ve had time to think about what went well and what didn’t at the Beast Mawr on saturday. So warning this is meant as something I can read an consider before my next race and hopefully before the same race next year too. 860 more words


So with a new season of Game Of Thrones 3 episodes deep, I finally got my lemon bars/pie recipe right.  I made these for the season premiere 3 weeks ago, but I just didn’t get it quite right and I’ve been rehashing it ever since.   419 more words

Comfort Food

Ahhh so thats why they call it a beast

So yesterday was my second ever race. The Preseli Beast Mawr (little beast) – How hard can 11 miles be?

I was up with the lark as I wasn’t sure how long it would take me to get there, those west Walian roads can be small and twisty. 1,372 more words


More Marathon Fuel


Tuesday was a quick 3 miles. Gillian looked veritably disappointed at such a short distance, but I put my foot down: this is the taper. 275 more words

Blind Running

Motivation: Gillian's View


Well I knew I would never be Paula Radcliffe but one can always dream. The creaking knees are giving me some gyp this week and at mile eleven on Sunday Hazel offered, rather churlishly I might add, to stop the run when apparently my face stopped smiling and turned into a grimace. 360 more words

Blind Running