Journalling

Do you write in a journal? If so you’re in great company. People as diverse as Kurt Cobain to Leonardo Da Vinci were great keepers of journals. The list goes on, Ernest Hemingway, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, Isaac Newton, George Paton and my personal favourite, Pablo Picasso. Picasso used to do preliminary sketches of some … Read more

It’s good people who make good places

Meeting on the bridge at Kinlockleven

I bump, literally, into a lady walking her dog on the bridge at Kinlockleven. “You shouldn’t walk using your phone, you’ll miss the view” she exclaims. I apologise “You’re right, what a beautiful dog” I say. ”yes he’s 18 and I’m 83”. “Wow – what’s your secret” ”I came here 65 years ago on holiday … Read more

Riano Trail Run 2018 review

So the Riano Trail Run or panting in the Picos if you prefer – what’s it all about? Well if you want the short version read no further and just head over to the Terra Incognito website and book your place for 2019 now! It’s a fantastic, vibrant, demanding event, brilliantly organised and a real … Read more

Blood, sweat and tears

Blood, sweat and tears – a day in the life of an Endurance Runner I woke just after 5.00am – no alarm needed, my aches and pains providing the necessary wake up call. A quick shower and with teeth brushed I was ready for the next onerous task of the day – trying to find … Read more