Sparky’s Dream – the Scottish Master Indoor track 2022

The usual disclaimer at the start to pre-empt the naysayers. It is just a hobby, a bit of fun, and that goes for both the writing and the running. I am not claiming to be a world-beater and just like to record the wee achievements that I manage to do for myself. So last time … Continue reading Sparky’s Dream – the Scottish Master Indoor track 2022

Forever Yesterday – that second Scottish vest, 32 years on

Thanks for the kind comments on my previous blog and I am afraid this one is going to start the same way, with an apology. My blogs, my social media, man even my thoughts etc have all been clogged up with my running recently. I've been riding what for me was the crest of a … Continue reading Forever Yesterday – that second Scottish vest, 32 years on

Living it, Loving it, Larging it -Scottish Masters Steeplechase Championships 2021

I have drafted this opening a few times to be honest and still don't know how to start it. There's always that fear of annoying and upsetting people but I'm really happy to have achieved something that's so inconsequential to so many but meant so much to me so yes, I think I will start … Continue reading Living it, Loving it, Larging it -Scottish Masters Steeplechase Championships 2021

Reason left to destroy – The Scottish Masters 3000m Steeplechase 2018

Now you will have to excuse me because this one will jump all over the place. Literally at points, like a decrepit Tigger reliving better days in his nursing home. As the great Garscube philosopher Jim Boyle succinctly put it this is all about overcoming barriers, but since that’s cheesier than Peter Andre eating Wotsits … Continue reading Reason left to destroy – The Scottish Masters 3000m Steeplechase 2018