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Procrastination…the Ultimate in Slow Living?

It is with a degree of irony that I admit I have procrastinated about writing this post for over a week. I had the idea about 10 days ago and a few days later wrote the post title on my … Continue reading

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Diet, Running and Weight Loss

Which comes first? The chicken or the egg? The apples or the running shoes? Can you really lose weight just by running? Do you have to exercise to lose weight? How much weight have you really lost? And how long … Continue reading

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Lessons from my Sourdough Starter

Lessons From My Sourdough Starter I have a sourdough starter. For those who are not into home baking, a starter is what people used to raise baked goods before they could buy yeast. According to Wiki, (Wikipedia, sourdough) sourdough probably … Continue reading

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On The Death Of A Dog

On The Death Of A Dog Yes,┬áif you have not yet heard, it’s Ruff. My dear, beloved Ruff is no longer with us. For those of you who never had the privilege of knowing him, let me tell you about … Continue reading

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Rejecting Moderation

Rejecting Moderation. I heard that phrase again yesterday; all things in moderation. And then only a few hours later somebody mentioned in my hearing that she thought marathon runners were mad. It’s taking things to extremes, marathon running is. Running … Continue reading

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50 Day Running Streak

  Today I have run for 50 days without a break. During the last 50 days I have run every single day. My shortest run was 2.65km (1.64 miles), my longest was 50km (31 miles). I have run on the … Continue reading

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I am an Ultramarathoner! And what have I learnt?

I am an Ultramarathoner! It’s true, I am an ultramarathoner! I know, I’m bragging here, but I can’t help it! For the non runners amongst you, the distance was 50km, or a smidgen over 31 miles. This is the shortest … Continue reading

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