Fitness, Health, Self-care

RED 40: running for forty days

There's no hiding from it.... I'm 40 now. For what it's worth, I don't much care and I don't feel any different - what's all the fuss about? Why is thirty-nine one thing, and forty another? Given that a big party seemed unreasonable, foolish to plan in case of some disaster unthinkable in the before… Continue reading RED 40: running for forty days

Fitness, Writing

Running without Headphones

Soundtrack silenced Senses heightened Birdsong and blowing leaves an accompaniment To the rhythm Of trainers tapping on tarmac. Yeah, so that's what happens when you don't charge your Bluetooth headphones before a long run and their battery dies half way through. I stuck them in my pocket, enjoyed the birdsong and the security of hearing… Continue reading Running without Headphones

Cars, Family, Travel

Le Mans 24 Hours 2021: Our Picks

The delayed Le Mans 24 hours race takes place at the Circuit de la Sarthe this weekend (21-22 August 2021). We missed it in June and the experience watching from home is rather odd - no crowds, no smoke from the campsite barbecues wafting around, and of course much more racing in darkness in August… Continue reading Le Mans 24 Hours 2021: Our Picks