The Swansea Bay 10K 2010

Today saw the 30th anniversary of the Swansea Bay 10k race and I’m sure the organisers were thrilled with the glorious sunshine that greeted the occasion. The picture that my wife took below of the view across the city from St. Helen’s rugby ground – whilst I was warming up – shows perfectly what a …

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My Half-Marathon Challenge

Having been on what I’d call a 3 discipline fitness routine – running/cycling/weight training – since May, I thought it was high time to actually set myself a more challenging target than I had originally. The original target was to train at least 5 times a week, running at least 20 miles, cycling at least …

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Back to work

I decided to go back to work today and break myself back into work mode gently rather than face a full on onslaught on Monday morning! Thankfully the plan seemed to work as I managed to get the usual pleasantries out of the way and clear most of my stock piled Christmas/New Year emails.  So …

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My longest run

We finally got our garage back to normal after I jammed the car full with all the Christmas and New Year cardboard, plastics, cartoons, surplus clothes and headed off to the local civic amenity site. It really is amazing how much packaging accumulates over a 2 week period and judging by the number of people …

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No more turkey

Five days on from the first serving of turkey breast and we have finally (thankfully!) finished the last few strands of the big bird.  Never again will I purchase such a mammoth bird – so big it almost didn’t fit in the oven – as if I ate any more of the darn thing I …

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