Monthly Archives: January 2014

The Running Spaceman 3 – Spare knees, anybody?

Well, inevitably, at some point it had to happen. Injury. Last Sunday, I completed a 12 mile easy run with Noel, my Sunday morning running partner. When I say easy, I mean not easy, but probably marathon pace. I find it … Continue reading

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A normal day at (almost) voluntary work.

Me : Hello dispatches. I’d like this product to deliver to my customer. Dispatches: When do you want it? Me: Erm… tomorrow….? Dispatches: You need 3 weeks notice for this. Me: Oh dear. How did I miss the procedure? Dispatches: … Continue reading

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Heart of Daftness

Tony had been planning this trip for ages. He was always regaling us with stories of his sailing exploits, which we all listened to with mild interest. The women in our lives had successfully completed at least three ‘girls’ weekends … Continue reading

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The Running Spaceman 2 – The Theory of Relativity

Hello Wordpretzels. This week I made a rather alarming discovery. Since I didn’t get a place in the London marathon, I was sent a glossy magazine called ‘Sorry’ or ‘Loser’ or ‘Not You’ (I’m guessing) by the VLM (Virgin London … Continue reading

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The Running Spaceman – Here We Go…

Here’s something I never thought I would say: I’m a runner. Something I didn’t think I would say 7 years ago, when I’d managed to stop smoking. Officially, I hadn’t smoked for a year up to that point. Not cigarettes, … Continue reading

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