Great North Run 2017 A week after the event and I think it is time to give an honest appraisal of my first (and last) Great North Run. A few weeks ago I wrote about why I was doing the run and the fact that I raised over £500 for Thomma’s foundation made every step … More Legged It (My tale of the Great North Run)
I’m not ashamed to admit that I’m lazy. Most people are. Why choose the difficult path when there are far easier options available? I see people climbing mountains, trekking across deserts or rowing across the Atlantic and despite having some admiration for the effort, my overriding feeling is why bother? I know someone who once … More From lazy to legging it. (Why I’m running the Great North Run)
I first bought my sleeping bag twenty years ago, I was going on an adventure. I was heading off to Australia for a year backpacking with a little trip to Bali on the way. Not bad for a lad from Southwick. I laughed at the salesman in the shop as he told me the sleeping … More What’s in your bag?
After a totally uninspiring international break we are back to the hype that is the Premier League. Martin Tyler started the Manchester derby by telling us it was to Jose and Pep’s credit that they had played down their rivalry. The rivalry that Sky had been peddling all week. The rivalry that probably didn’t need … More Prince Harry, Itchy Knackers and brave Bradley Lowery. Premier League review (week four).