The ramblings of a maranoiac, the week before Manchester, written in ten minutes at lunchtime while eating soup.

You know I don’t get how we as runners can expect others to understand us when we don’t even understand ourselves. Especially marathon runners and prospective marathon runners. To my wife Elaine, and to all your other halves or dogs or kids or family or friends or imaginary friends or whoever, I really do salute … Continue reading The ramblings of a maranoiac, the week before Manchester, written in ten minutes at lunchtime while eating soup.

Wise up! sucker – The Jack Crawford Springburn Cup 10k 2018

Disclaimer: The following contains running, wind, a wee fat bald man from the East End and a rant about selfish territorial self-absorbed idiots that shouldn’t be allowed to own animals. Business as usual then? Enjoy.  Another week comes to a halt as the Manchester Marathon juggernaut comes ever closer to it's destination. Can’t complain on … Continue reading Wise up! sucker – The Jack Crawford Springburn Cup 10k 2018

Laugh in the face of darkness – ignoring maranumptystressdisorder (Don’t be a me)

Disclaimer: this may be a bit disjointed as I wrote most of it earlier in the week, then my mood changed as the Beastie from the Eastie took a grip. I never said I was perfect 🙂 Don’t succumb to the maranumptystressdisorder. Section 1 - written Monday: There is so much written about how running … Continue reading Laugh in the face of darkness – ignoring maranumptystressdisorder (Don’t be a me)