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Reaching the sky

January 29, 2014

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I’ve had a few run ins with trails and mountains in the last twelve months… last year, on several occasions, they beat me down and showed me who’s boss. First up, I never made it to a race in Nepal last March due to Maoist road-blocks causing havoc on the road to Pokhara aka Annapurna […]

On & off piste

February 18, 2013

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Fresh off the piste and full of the joys of snow, I’ve just finished writing an article about my skiing adventures this past week in Japan … here’s a sneak preview: Often referred to as Asia’s ‘Whistler’, Niseko lies in Japan’s remote and rugged northern island of Hokkaido. The scenery is alpine with a touch […]

Pull the plug on procrastination

December 20, 2010

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Today I thought a lot about procrastination.  Here’s why.  Right now, I’m in bonnie Scotland which, unless you’ve been hiding on another planet, you’ll know is covered with a blanket of snow … and underneath that snow, sheets of pure blue ice. So … even though I’m finally allowed to start running again, my usual […]