Monthly Archives: January 2013

Silverstone Half-Marathon Training : Week 7

Week 7, and eager to step it up from a frustrating Week 6… Monday 21 January 2013 It had snowed all through Sunday and fortunately had stopped overnight, because I was off to a meeting in London today and I needed … Continue reading

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Paris : les passages couverts

I was in Paris for a combined meeting of the legal teams and after we had each given presentations in the morning, we were taken by taxi to the centre of Paris for a guided tour of les passsages couverts.  … Continue reading

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Paris : churches at L’Opera et Montmartre

I travelled over to Paris on Thursday afternoon for a working meeting on the Friday, and had some of the Thursday evening to myself before some colleagues arrived for dinner.  I walked from Gare du Nord down Rue de Maubeuge … Continue reading

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Silverstone Half-Marathon Training : Week 6

Week 6, and looking to step it up from a disappointing Week 5… Monday 14 January 2013 It snowed overnight and I decided not to risk going into work in case I was stranded by the heavy snow which was … Continue reading

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Sliverstone Half-Marathon Training : Week 5

Week 5, properly back to work and looking to find a way to fit everything in… Monday 07 January 2013 This is a rest day, but I need to sort out my training schedule to fit everything in, so I will most likely … Continue reading

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Silverstone Half-Marathon Training : Week 4

Week 4, and into the New Year we go… Monday 31 December 2012 This is a rest day.  When have I ever let that stop me ?  I think I am just going to cut out the concept of rest … Continue reading

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The Ayots, Brocket Park and the River Lea

Debbie had a rehearsal from 0930 until 1600, so I decided to take advantage by going on a long local walk.  I chose walk 27 from the Pathfinder Guide for Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire, which would take me through two of … Continue reading

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Kinder Scout

I had made a New Year’s Resolution to climb at least one mountain each month in 2013, and given that I live in St Albans that was going to mean taking any opportunity which came along in the right area … Continue reading

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Essendon and Little Berkhamsted

As forecast, the sun was out when we woke up on New Year’s Day, so we decided to go for a short local walk – walk 6 from the Pathfinder Guide for Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire. It did not take long … Continue reading

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