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Men are from Mars

The other day when James got home from work he asked how my run went (he can always tell if I’ve been for a run from the amount of mud I traipse through the...

Isabelle, it’s #tbt

This blog has been going since just after my baby (the smallest one) was born and in that time I’ve written a lot, most of it’s probably about what I did or didn’t eat...

Not all those who wander are lost ..

Saturday’s are my “long run” day although not always in sense of running mileage.  In fact often the actual mileage covered is the same (or less) than a midweek run but on Saturday’s I...

Keep our Kauri standing

Throughout the Waitakere Ranges Regional Parks you’ll see a variety of shoe cleaning stations. Some are reasonably simple set ups with a few scrubbing brushes and spray bottles filled with disinfectant and others (usually...

Never have I ever (Episode 1)

I know “never have I ever” as the drinking game I played one weekend at the Ex Father In Laws beach house (although before he was officially the father in law) also he wasn’t...

The Lake Wainamu Tracks

I’ve never been that keen on adding the Lake Wainamu Tracks to my trail running rota as the couple of times I’ve visited the area (specifically to run the dunes), it’s just been vast...