It’s all about the recovery – not about the screw up!

Although it’s a difficult thing to do I committed (back when I first started writing my blog) to detailing the bad days along with the good ones. Yesterday wasn’t an awful day by any stretch of the imagination – but by the time the evening rolled around I wasn’t eating because I was hungry. I … More It’s all about the recovery – not about the screw up!

Own it

It doesn’t look like the weather is going to brighten up any time soon – but honestly that doesn’t really matter.  Although blue skies are always preferable to grey there’s definitely a pleasure to be had in going outside on a cold and windy day with a pressing need to warm yourself up. Having to … More Own it

Christmas wish

It’s been a grim and drizzly day today – with barely a single break in the cloud or rain. I’ve made the most of the awful weather though and kept up with my usual walking (and twalking) under an umbrella – but otherwise all is rather quiet on the western front today… However – it’s … More Christmas wish

Satsuma sky 

Today the light is decidedly odd. I’m not sure that I’ve ever been out and about on a day where everything has seemed so… opressively orange before.  Whilst walking along the canal today an old man leaned over the rail on his barge and beckoned me to look at his iPhone.  He showed me a … More Satsuma sky 

New and shiny

One of the consequences of doing all of the walking that I do is that I tend to get through a lot of shoes.  I’ve learned (particularly in the last year) that footwear is something that’s a difficult balancing act to pull off between quality and cost. If you skimp on the price purely because … More New and shiny