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3 Years off to fix muscle injury....

Posted: 01/02/2016 at 21:42

well not off to the best start, well no start actually. I only got 3.5hours sleep last night woke up late and am now to knacked to even think about runnng.

My poor wife has come down with bronchitis and keep evryone awake all night with coughing

She said she will sleep down stairs tonight so I might be able to get to run in the morning

3 Years off to fix muscle injury....

Posted: 31/01/2016 at 18:53

Ok in 2012 I ran three marathons, London, Southdown and Beachy Head.

Beachy finaly broke me, what I thought was cramp turned out to be a deep tear in my right calf. Couldn't run for months which turned into years. I think it should be fixed now

So seeing as I started running in February 2008 I think it only fitting that I start again tomorrow, being 1st February.


Its going to be a long painful process to get back to any sort of fitness.

Anyhoo hello to anyone who is still here from the old days I used to post abit



I'm worried about my friend

Posted: 28/05/2015 at 00:08

saw this guy playing dancing queen on a didgeridoo and thought that's abbariginal. 


Posted: 22/03/2015 at 22:23

oh Runners World How I have missed thee.....

Pages and pages of strangness going round and round.

For what its worth..I have repect for the Police on the whole but it is not unconditional.

So, An Un-united Kingdom Awaits

Posted: 19/09/2014 at 15:56
seren nos wrote (see)
Dustin wrote (see)

I used to support Scotland in the 70s World Cups mainly because England were not there. But also because they had Bremner, Lorimer, McQueen, Gray and Jordan. Hard men that could play football.

Funnily enough I watched this year's World Cup on holiday in a bar with a number of Scots. At least half had Argentina shirts on. I suppose they had to get their money's worth. Still the team I wanted won it.

Who are Aberdeen?




you would support Jordan.....after what that man did

Jordan and Mcqueen both went to the darkside and joined Man U...bastards...

Brand New and EXCITED

Posted: 15/09/2014 at 13:58

If you could be bothered to read her blog,which seemed her reason to post here, its all there. Ok not much there but a little bit..

Her new goal is Ultra March 2015

Are you really a runner...

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 12:59


Essex has voted strongly for UKIP

Posted: 04/06/2014 at 23:25

Yep you are correct Japan has fuck all to do with it, but the premis is that just an ever increasing population is ultimately unsustainable. 

But that concept seems to be lost by most. 

Its short term gains has very long lasting problems. 

Essex has voted strongly for UKIP

Posted: 04/06/2014 at 21:23

Phil Phil Phil, are you being deliberately obtuse. 

Essex has voted strongly for UKIP

Posted: 04/06/2014 at 20:54
This was one of the posts on the comments bit of that article in the guardian link.
it totally sums up my view on this subject.
The corollary of this statement is that populations in already densely populated Western Europe need to keep on growing, otherwise economic decline follows.

If economic activity and revenues, affordable pensions and housing are all predicated on ever growing populations, there is clearly something very wrong with our economic system.

But is it true? Do we need endless population growth or face economic and societal decline?

Western economists have been berating Japan for twenty years of such economic decline. Two lost decades, an exorbitant amount of debt, hapless leaders, desperate central bankers etc.

Yet Japan is still extraordinarily prosperous. Real wages have actually risen during those lost decades - while in the West they were stagnating at best. Infrastructure is top notch, innovation is actually boosted by the declining labour force, house prices have gone down everywhere accept Tokyo.

All the while, Japan's population has been ageing and declining. Last year they sold more diapers for the elderly than for babies for the first time.

Economic growth that's not sustained by rising productivity is itself unsustainable. There's nothing against a shrinking economy as long as the population shrinks, preferably a bit slower.

This tired and tiresome narrative of endless immigration and population growth being essential to prosperity not only betrays a lack of imagination, it's unsustainable, untenable and frankly plain stupid
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