Monthly Archives: May 2017

Running…

Last week I ran 3.5km on the Saturday and then, surprisingly, had the most pain-free week I can remember in a long time, even including the many non-running weeks. Emboldened by this, I did 4km this Saturday, went for a

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Horse, stable.

If you had asked me a few weeks ago I’d have said that the UK needs a strong and professional PM to take us through the EU negotiations, but in absence of that Theresa May is probably the best of

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Dementia tax

On the so called dementia tax… Personally I think old people get far too much free stuff, but the old person is not really concerned about their wealth at that stage of their life. Its main effect is that it

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Neuroma updates…

Test run #2 went OK I think… I did the same 3KM again but went much slower (6:10/KM vs 5:10 last time). My calf didn’t seize up afterwards this time but my hamstring feels tight enough to give a bit

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Election thoughts

At the moment the Conservative campaign makes me want to stab myself in the face. For all the attacks on Labour’s ambiguity, I have virtually no idea what a vote for the Conservatives means. The only policies they’ve been clear

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I expect nothing and I’m still let down

This weekend the Lib Dems have unveiled two policies which make it very hard for me to vote for them. The first is a commitment to the pension triple lock and the second is increasing income taxes to fund the

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Test Run outcomes

The test run last Sunday (summary: short test run, after 7 weeks of rest) went almost as expected. Monday afternoon through to Tuesday afternoon I felt some neuroma discomfort and then it’s been OK since. I expected that, because I’ve

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