Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Gift of Curry

There have been a number of Shineback curries, one very memorable The Fierce And The Dead curry (memorable for me not having been invited to it), and now there was to be a curry with Mike Morton and Dave Lloyd … Continue reading

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Stoke Poges

Back in 1983 I was introduced to the poem Elegy Written In A Country Churchyard by Thomas Gray through a track on Rick Wakeman’s Cost Of Living album which featured his music over a recital of the poem by Robert … Continue reading

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Dunstable Downs

Dunstable Downs.  The horror…the horror…  The last time I was here it was cold, wet, windy and the hail had not even begun to fall at that point.  That was when I ran the Warrior Adrenaline Race and today was … Continue reading

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St Albans Half-Marathon training : Week 4

Week 4, I still need to get that long run in… Monday 20 May 2013 I was giving a training session in Warrington on Tuesday so I thought it would be an excellent idea to take the Monday off and … Continue reading

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Berkhamsted Castle, Northchurch Common and the Grand Union Canal

The sun was shining and I had been energised by my morning workout with Regiment Fitness, so another walk seemed like a perfect idea.  The children had been great with the walk yesterday around Kimble, so I did not have … Continue reading

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Kimble

I have the children with me for a few days because it is their half-term holiday, so as the weather decided to stay fine today, I in turn decided that we would go for a walk.  I did not want … Continue reading

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Bad Elephant Music update number 6

Bad Elephant Music It has been all go at BEM since Phil the Duck stole the show at Celebr8.2. Contract negotiations are ongoing and we hope to have some very good news on that front soon.  In the meantime, one … Continue reading

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St Albans Half-Marathon training : Week 3

Week 3, and after a frustrating week with only one run, I still need to get a long run in… Monday 13 May 2013 It had been a long weekend, even if I had spent most of it just standing around.  … Continue reading

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Ivinghoe Beacon

The weather had stayed fine so Debbie and I decided to take a walk up to the top of Ivinghoe Beacon in the Chilterns.  We were going to approach from the South and parked in the free car parking space for Pitstone Windmill … Continue reading

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Shineback on the radio

This week 0n The Seventh House radio show, Steve Swayne will air his second interview conducted at RoSfest and it features Simon Godfrey (you know, him out of Tinyfish and Shineback).  They will be discussing his first solo project, as … Continue reading

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