The Word I was Looking For – Blast 5k 30/5/2021

Ach I know, don't judge me, I am supposed to be finished with all this blogging rubbish and here I am, two in just over a week. Racing is back though, though thankfully for me the real speedsters in the M50 category don't seem to know that yet, so lets all shhhhhh and not wake … Continue reading The Word I was Looking For – Blast 5k 30/5/2021

A Million Miles – Bella Invitational and Monument Mile 2021

I raced. I did. For the first time since March 2020 I pinned a number onto my vest and ran a race. Not quite straight but it was a good attempt. My first race as a V50 since I managed to get old in the duration. The last time it was the claret and amber … Continue reading A Million Miles – Bella Invitational and Monument Mile 2021

Going for Gold / Getting Better – Balloch to Clydebank Half Marathon 2020

Aye the old Britpoppians amongst you will be rubbing your hands together for the musical double whammy, but these songs have to be earned. Please note this is a one take written in 20 minutes at lunchtime report so sorry for any omissions or mistakes. We are living in funny times, unprecedented times for many, … Continue reading Going for Gold / Getting Better – Balloch to Clydebank Half Marathon 2020

Living for the weekend – Includes Scottish Indoor 3000m champs 2020

Note: This blog was written differently, posted and deleted earlier in the week as I wasn't comfortable with it. Running wise the weekend was brilliant. It started off on Friday night with one of my favourite events of the year, the Scottish Indoor 3000m at the Emirates at the GAA BMC Miler meet. This one … Continue reading Living for the weekend – Includes Scottish Indoor 3000m champs 2020

Loaded Gun – the Tilli 10k 2019 and finishing the year with a smile

So the year has pretty much come to a close now. I haven’t blogged for a wee while for a number of reasons. Firstly I hadn’t done anything of note and with the blog being as fresh as a loaf that’s been in a Lochgelly breadbin since April, as we approach the roaring 2020s there … Continue reading Loaded Gun – the Tilli 10k 2019 and finishing the year with a smile

Repetition – the year that was 2019

“Eastenders was hilarious tonight” “No barcode mate? No worries” “Loving Gavin Hinde’s new perm” “Ach Brexit doesn’t matter, let’s all just get pissed” Jacob Rees Mogg “I had a lot of luck today” John Speirs “My brother is my best pal” Noel Gallagher “High flying St Mirren” “I didn’t like it…. I thought it was … Continue reading Repetition – the year that was 2019