Monthly Archives: November 2011

Renny’s Monday Supplement – lots of fresh air

Here’s what I’ve been up to since last Monday. Tuesday: Cycled 6.5 miles to work. Hit the gym for half an hour. Cycled 6.5 miles home. Wednesday: Cycled to work, but skipped the gym as I was thinking about going … Continue reading

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book heaven

Took the boy to Waterstones today. It occurred to me, that if I was locked inside this book-filled paradise, permanently, I could probably serve a happy confinement. So many interesting books, so little time! In the meantime, I bought a … Continue reading

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My Monday supplement

I seem to have been averaging roughly 4 x 13 mile cycles, 3 x 30-40 minute weight circuits, and one 7-8 mile run, each week. This week, I tried to double up the runs – one mid-week and one on … Continue reading

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Finally, my first proper winter trail run

Was up early this morning for a run in Muirsheil Country park with my off-road running pals. We’ve got into the habit of training on the trails in winter so that we’re ready for action (Mighty Deerstalker anyone?) come the … Continue reading

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Playing the wide game

I’ve been volunteering recently at my local scout group, and last night the Explorer Scout leader took the boys out for a wide game. It’s been 35 years since I’ve played in a wide game, so I was quite looking … Continue reading

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Gold in the hills

I recently watched a programme on BBC Iplayer about Loch Lomond & Trossachs National park. It told the story of Tyndrum‘s tussle with the park authorities to get the Cononish gold mine planning approved. As the park is pretty much … Continue reading

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