January 2011

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Interesting article this morning on the BBC website.


Not sure exactly why, but I’ve just registered for my first hill race. It’s the (reasonably famous) Carnethy 5 here in the Pentland hills. Perhaps it’s a last desperate attempt to feel like I’ve achieved something in my 20s, or perhaps it’s just to see how far away from ‘fit’ I really am. Whatever the case, come February 12th, it’s going to be carnage….

More winter fun

From what I hear there have been frozen rivers and floods all over the place so far this winter. So for the moment I’m sticking to high places.