Monthly Archives: October 2011

I need a plan

When I say ‘I need a plan’ I don’t mean in life in general. I already have a plan for that. I’m going to finish my PhD then retire at age 29 after having won the lottery. If I don’t … Continue reading

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12 miles done

I’ve just got home from my Saturday long run and I’m feeling really rather pleased with myself (as well as sweaty, sore and smelly). Why? Because I just ran 12.04 miles in 1 hour 49 minutes and 19 seconds! That’s … Continue reading

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A non-running weekend

This weekend was my first non-running weekend in absolutely ages. Not due to injury or illness, I was instead visiting my old housemates in Cardiff. I had an absolutely amazing time and it was great to see them, but man, … Continue reading

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I Heart October

Yay, it’s October, my favourite month of the year! And not just because it’s Halloween, although that does play a big part. I love autumn. Stepping on crunchy leaves, snuggly nights on the sofa, big comfy jumpers… and especially October … Continue reading

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Rejoining the 6am club

This week I’m back to work after my lovely month-long pre-PhD holiday, so I’m no longer able to run at my leisure, but have to *gasp* fit it in around work. I’m not amused by this, mainly because it means … Continue reading

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The problem with running in London

Since getting the joyous news that I’ll be running in the marathon next year I’ve been itching to get out there and run, like, NOW! But my little legs were still feeling a bit tender and tired from Run to … Continue reading

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