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Reaching the sky

January 29, 2014


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


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


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 […]