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

One to Another – a tale of two races

Disclaimer: I was born in Paisley and support St Mirren, it is my birth right to insult Greenock and it is all tongue in cheek. It's a topsy turvy world this running malarky. My last blog seen me on a major high after a 5k PB, a sub 17. My confidence so high going into … Continue reading One to Another – a tale of two races

Behind the Glass – Strathclyde parkrun, Shettleston OGM and the Scottish Masters 10,000m

As I have said before, running can be a funny business unless you are reading this blog. I'll try and keep the heavy stuff as brief as I can as I could probably do a 200,000 word thesis on the peculiarities of the Gallacher Heid, but I will save that for open university. Last blog … Continue reading Behind the Glass – Strathclyde parkrun, Shettleston OGM and the Scottish Masters 10,000m

The Storm – SVHC Scottish Masters Relays 2019 and a wee surprise

You know the saying. "It is a wee baldy middle aged man’s prerogative to change his mind." There may be paraphrasing involved but it’s my blog and my baw so deal with it 🙂 I wrote a blog last year about my feelings about club loyalty and not getting along much and feeling on the peripheries … Continue reading The Storm – SVHC Scottish Masters Relays 2019 and a wee surprise

“History” or “How accurate ARE these bloody elephants?” 2016 in trainers.

Warning: end of year review. Egotistical and self congratulatory stuff within. Why not take a wee look at your year and have a smile too 🙂 So the training I’m doing just now is just trying to build a base for my marathon training starting on 2nd January. May have an indoor race start of … Continue reading “History” or “How accurate ARE these bloody elephants?” 2016 in trainers.