Category Archives: Fitness

The Dales Way

I can’t remember when I first came across the Dales Way but having not visited the North of England for many years, it seemed the ideal way to take in the scenery and explore. I originally misread the distance, thinking … Continue reading

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Rye and its Ancient Trails

Rye in East Sussex is one of the Cinque Ports – a confederation of Kent and Sussex coastal towns formed for both military and trade purposes. It’s therefore somewhat of a surprise to find that Rye is not actually on … Continue reading

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Hastings and the Half Marathon

I moved to Hastings in 2007 when it was frequently described as up and coming. Whilst it took a little bit of getting used to compared to the money-paved streets of Guildford I soon settled in to the laid back … Continue reading

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Hascombe Standing Stones

“Does anyone know anything about the Hascombe standing stones?” It was an unanswered post on a local FaceBook page that sparked my curiosity. I live not far from Hascombe and was somewhat surprised that I had never heard of them. … Continue reading

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3000 miles: The Finale

It took about a month before I fully admitted my 3000 miles challenge to myself, but nevertheless I as committed from the start. Committed to recording my miles that is, rather than to anything special to achieve them. Even though … Continue reading

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August

I’m feeling that tension. The way you feel when someone says that one thing that you know isn’t true, but it seems to be common belief: ‘Nothing much happens in August. Most people are on holiday or taking time off.’ … Continue reading

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I don’t like cricket…. I love it

I write this a few weeks after England have been crowned cricket world champions. The nation is surprised as this is both front and back page headlines because, this year, the world champions are women. The final between India and … Continue reading

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