Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Wolf Run training : Week 1

Week 1, continuing the overall training programme with an eye on The Wolf Run on 7 April… Monday 25 March 2013 I was still tired when I woke up so did not do the Drill or plank, and I will do them … Continue reading

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Crab Shack

Debbie had read an excellent review of the Crab Shack on the beach at Teignmouth, so it was very much a part of our agenda for the weekend, and after we had been to Easter Sunday mass at the delightful … Continue reading

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Hound Tor

If I am honest, this walk was the thing I was most looking forward to during our time away over Easter – the chance to go walking on Dartmoor and to climb a new mountain, and one in the Trail … Continue reading

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Dartmouth Steam Railway

Our B&B was just across from Teignmouth Station, so we walked down in time to get the same train to Paignton as Debbie’s parents (who were travelling from Dawlish), because we were going by steam train from Paignton to Dartmouth … Continue reading

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Haytor Quarry and Haytor Rocks

We had come down to Devon for the Easter weekend and for me that meant the opportunity to do some walking on Dartmoor and tick off a mountain for March.  I knew I would not have time to take in … Continue reading

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Pennywell Farm and Combe House

Debbie and I had gone down to Teignmouth for Easter, driving down on Thursday afternoon and only encountering a delay on the roads at the M4/M5 interchange.  We were staying in Martina’s Guest House bed and breakfast, which is right … Continue reading

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Rat Race Notorious Night Run training : Week 3

Week 3, and the run up to the race itself…or so I thought at the beginning of the week… Monday 18 March 2013 I was still tired when I woke up and feeling a bit stuffed, to be honest, so I spent … Continue reading

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Shineback New Album Listening Session

As many of you will know, David Elliott has set up the Bad Elephant Music record label, and, showing his lack of commercial acumen, has asked me to join him. I jumped at the chance for fame, fortune and world … Continue reading

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Rat Race Notorious Night Run Training : Week 2

Week 2, and time to step it up, just as another cold front arrives in the UK… Monday 11 March 2013 I had a meeting in London during the day, which meant that my routine went out of the window, as … Continue reading

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Rat Race Horseplay Notorious Night Run Training – Week 1

Week 1, and I move on from the Silverstone Half-Marathon to concentrate on increasing my speed for a 10k night run… Monday 04 March 2013 Having taken one training programme to a successful climax by running the Silverstone Half-Marathon, I am now starting a new … Continue reading

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