Monthly Archives: September 2011

September blows hard

It’s not just the wind that blows hard just now. The days are uphill and the last few of weeks have brought consecutive uphill struggles. Long hours and headwinds most of the way.

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Monday supplement

Well. It’s not been a great week or so for exercise or outdoor adventures. But I did start my 16 week marathon training plan, and have put in three ALL TARMAC runs. Yes, the knees and ankles are protesting, but … Continue reading

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300 channels and nothing to see

Over 20gb of music on the I-pod, and I can’t settle on a song. A world of possibilities awaiting on the doorstep of the weekend, but I can’t decide where to plant my feet. A satellite TV guide that can … Continue reading

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Hostelling, again

SYHA is the acronym for the Scottish Youth Hostel Association, although I noticed, on rejoining recently, that the preferred name these days is “Hostelling Scotland”. I have fond memories of hostelling as a teenager – hiking around the Spey valley … Continue reading

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