My target race for the second half of the season is the Aviemore half marathon, but along the way i've entered a couple of 10k's, the first of which is my 'home' race, the Perth 10k, this weekend. Training is great, I love the process and feeling the improvement as my body adapts to the … Continue reading It’s race week!
We're just back from a week in Salzburg, Austria. One of the most beautiful cities we've ever visited. Also one of the cleanest. We were also taken by how many people, young & old, were wearing their national dress on the weekend. There was a palpable sense of pride in being from Salzburg. In being … Continue reading Civic Pride
As usual, my Sunday morning started out with checking twitter whilst having my porridge & some freshly brewed coffee. One of the first posts to catch my eye was from Glenn Le Santo on the demise of Detroit. Glen & I then exchanged several tweets on the subject and our concerns for the UK now … Continue reading What happens when Industry goes?
I travel to London quite often. I've always struggled to find somewhere decent to stay. Somewhere affordable, in a decent location, with a bit of soul. There's nothing worse than being cooped up in a Holiday Inn Express when you're on your own. It can break your heart. However, thanks to twitter, I won't have this … Continue reading The Hoxton Hotel – a stylish place to stay in London
I love London and I love people watching. I've been in the big smoke since Wednesday and I thought I'd share my thoughts with you. There are millions of people here, but this is a lonely city. Nobody speaks. Or smiles. Head down, hurry on. It's like the polar opposite of Glasgow. This morning I'm … Continue reading London Calling