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Two-Five-Oh!

It was a proud day for me when I completed my 250th parkrun recently with my friend, Matt Jeffery, passing the same milestone alongside me. We had a lot of fun, turning the TV advert 118-118 advert pair into our … Continue reading

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2018 New Year Resolutions

Once again, I failed on my resolutions for the past year! Here’s a little reminder. Well, I only kind of failed. I wrote the first draft of a new novel during NaNoWriMo 2017. It is called “Rocky Scrapes”. In brief, … Continue reading

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Links Between Walking and Writing

Original article written by Kathryn Aalto for Swanwick Standard, August 2017 edition What is it about walking and running that makes it so satisfying to thinking and writing? Since at least Greek philosophers, writers have discovered a deep connection between … Continue reading

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A Parkrunner Abroad

Originally posted on The Running Princess:
One of the brilliant things about parkrun is that when you travel, certainly within the UK, you should be able to find an event near you and be welcomed to run. There aren’t so…

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#weekendcoffeeshare: It’s been a mixed week

T I am delighted to be able to invite you to join me for coffee in my kitchen in the brand new virtual home of Nerd in the Brain. We must all thank Emily for taking over the reins and … Continue reading

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#weekendcoffeeshare: In which I remember my Mum

It was a novelty to spend a week in my home country after three weeks of travelling on business. I concede that a week in Naples, Florida, followed by a a week in Barcelona and then another week back in … Continue reading

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What a great week for running – for me, anyway!

I’ll be brief. I had three wonderful, early-morning runs in Bois de Boulogne in Paris while I was there for business meetings. On Saturday, I went for my usual Andover parkrun. I was on a good pace for 24 minutes … Continue reading

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