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Another of my group of close friends has fallen. Actually, that’s not yet true, although he began the slide a long time a go when we shared a flat in Glasgow – a dark descent, which shall end in April

Posted in Running


Maybe as another birthday has passed (which was entirely interest free, thank you very much Mr Anyhoo) it’s fitting that I’ve picked up a sports injury for which which a bit of googling has revealed the following description: “Achilles tendonitis

Posted in Day 2 Day, Running


After saying he was a great runner, what happens? I delete the post. German Word For Today: “42,195m” – 26 miles, 385 yards Song playing as this was published: The Undertones “Teenage Kicks”

Posted in Admiration, Running

Call For Comments

When I went to University in Scotland, I made a life-long friend in the first week. And then deleted the entry about him. German Word For Today: “Bewunderung” – Words fail Song playing as this was published: Queen “Don’t Stop

Posted in Admiration, Running

Running Through a Cultural Mish-Mash

Okay, so England is the same as Europe with some minor differences – 50% extra drizzle at no extra cost – that sort of thing…… Yeah, yeah, there is a bit more to it than that, but let’s stick to

Posted in Language & Lit, Running