‘Some of mankind’s greatest acts of philanthropy have had their genesis in boredom. Numerous creative breakthroughs have emerged out of ennui too. Or as Kierkegaard put it, “They gods were bored, therefore they created human beings.” For Aradhna and me, the inspiration for Summer 2018’s epic journey came from an exceptionally tedious wait for a… Continue reading Running the Orient
Since I’ve been injured I’ve been writing less. Although I consider running and writing, and reading, to all be complimentary, I did not necessarily think that the lessening of one pillar would also so significantly weaken another. In fact, I would have guessed that it may have made the others stronger as I would have… Continue reading Endure, and The Rise of the Ultra Runners (Runners Book Club)
Welcome to the Runners Corner of this little blog of bits and bobs. Mostly this is a place for, you know, nerd stuff. Books, films, and games. But when I’m not sat on my skinny arse in-doors sucking up some hot fresh content, I’m out running. Because everyone needs something to keep them sane. Every… Continue reading Rutland Night Run, A Barefoot Bonanza, and Desert Dedication.