The Law of the Ignoramus (third person)

A wonderful, sunny day. You're running well (it does sometimes happen, even for me) bowling along at a steady pace (even if that feels faster than it actually is), taking in the wonder of it all. The problems of the world simply don't exist in the Utopian bubble of this magical run. You approach a figure … Continue reading The Law of the Ignoramus (third person)



I came across something about the Invictus Games while messing around on the internet. This resulted in me feeling very guilty about trying to make excuses not to go for a jog in the rain. Below is the poem ‘Invictus’ from which the Games takes its name. As its says on the Games website, “Henley … Continue reading Invictus


So, a few years back I actually achieved something sporting that I'd set out to do. It was just like I'd read in all great-personal-achievement-tales-with-lashings-of-inspirational-and-motivational-qualities - well almost anyway. This blog originally started in 2011 with the intention of documenting some of my journey as I embarked on the challenge of running mile-after-mile at 8 … Continue reading Re-launch