I don’t know if this makes me super-geeky, but one of my favourite ways to pass the time, especially when I’m looking for a bit of a pick-me-up-slash-kick-my-ass-into-gear, is to head into the black hole that is YouTube and watch a TED talk or four. They also make for pretty cool podcasts to listen to… Read More My Top 5 TED talks
I’m a social media junkie – I’m not going to even try and pretend I’m not. Any attempts at “detoxing” from the constant stream of information that I allow myself to constantly be exposed to, has failed dismally. But then again, I’m not very good at detoxes from sugar, wheat or caffeine either. Judge away. … Read More If only social media were a bit more… social!
Forgive me friends, it’s been much more than a month since my last spillage of words onto a page. Crazy, last minute, deadline driven attempts to focus on exams has taken precedence over normal life. In fact, if you ask anyone in my house… it’s pretty much been each person for themselves, while I’ve been… Read More Ch-ch-ch-changes
This was going to be a cynical, but funny post about 39 lousy things about aging but since it’s now the end of the loveliest birthday and I’m full of the gratitude and joy, I can’t possibly think of 39 things to be grumpy about! Okay, so my hairstylist talks of using colour for “extensive… Read More 39 things
Where am I? What’s this? Oh right… my blog… that place where I sometimes dump a load of words in the hope that someone reads them and derives some enjoyment. A little corner of the internet that I’ve claimed as mine, devoted solely to my musings. And I’ve all but abandoned it. It’s a tad… Read More Oh hey – look… it’s my Blog!
Running has taken a bit of a back seat over the last few weeks as preparing for exams took priority. Yes, exams! 21 years after finishing high school, I am embarking on a journey into higher education! One of my biggest regrets was not getting a degree and I don’t want a life full of… Read More The Scholarly Edition
Yes people – just over a week to go until the Knysna Half! Eeeck!!! I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t just completely terrified. If you know me personally, you will know that doing this thing is huge huge huge! It’s my personal Comrades and it has consumed almost all my thoughts for the… Read More Knysna : T minus 8 days!!!
I’m into the third week of the ten week half marathon training plan and with the start of the official training programme came a bit of a bad attitude! I really wasn’t in the greatest headspace… The first session was Hard.Hard.Hard. My legs felt like lead and everything hurt from the soles of my feet to my ribs. I… Read More An update, some races and a rant about rude runners
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Just as I was composing a blog post in my head about not having much news to share regarding running, I went and did something completely crazy and signed up for a half marathon. Nick mentioned a few weeks ago that he would love to do the Knysna Half Marathon in July. I initially just… Read More I’ve entered a half marathon!