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133rd out of Who Gives a Sh*t
3 years ago

133rd out of Who Gives a Sh*t

On how smashing your personal best can be a disappointing experience, and the lessons that can be learned.

I’ve run quite a few marathons, but last year I entered my first …
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The Power of the Ever-Expanding Goal Horizon
4 years ago

The Power of the Ever-Expanding Goal Horizon

THE EDINBURGH MARATHON FESTIVAL

The photo above was taken as I (and many others) were finishing the half marathon at this years Edinburgh Marathon Festival. The determination (and pain) on …
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How I Lost (and Found) My Mind – Endurance Sport as Meditation
5 years ago

How I Lost (and Found) My Mind – Endurance Sport as Meditation

Last month I had the pleasure of taking part in a Yoga, Dance, Sound and Meditation retreat in Bali, run by Jayna and The River Tree. It was a great …
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Dose of Awesome #1
5 years ago

Dose of Awesome #1

A selection of the most interesting, inspiring, creative, and useful articles, videos, podcasts and resources that I’ve found during my digital explorations over the past week.
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3rd Himalayan X-Country Marathon Challenge
5 years ago

3rd Himalayan X-Country Marathon Challenge

On May 2nd I’ll be competing in the 3rd Himalayan XC Marathon organised by the guys at Running and Living. In short this means that I’ll be taking a week out of my life to run 13 miles (21 km) up a mountain in the Indian Himalayas before turning around and running 13 miles back down again.
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Rubbish, Running, and Purpose
5 years ago

Rubbish, Running, and Purpose

Man, that was a lame post! Did anyone finish it? That last one about Beginning. Pretentious title too. Such an interesting and useful topic, but such a boring and useless post!

As wide a set of goal posts as I have set myself, I am here to talk about something I have vaguely defined as alternative lifestyle design, not prattle on abut how useless I was at travelling when I was a kid. I’m still bloody useless at it today but except for the hilariously stupid things I sometimes do I wouldn’t dream of forcing you to read about any of it!

I would take that post out back and put it out of it’s misery but, well, let is serve as a reminder to me never to write crap just for the sake of writing something. A reminder and a lesson. Because why did I write it? Because I forgot my purpose here.
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