Last night I left you with us in search of hot food. Well, we ventured out via the Christmas markets. I personally think that these stalls are all selling the same tat, but not according to Sue and Karen and they all had to be approached in a methodical military manner to make sure that […]

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Today we began the sight seeing in earnest. We have walked miles looking at beautiful buildings, views and statues.  We ended up at St Stephens Basilica, an amazing church which dominates the Budapest sky line.  I was sent as the recce party to see if we needed to pay.  It was a donation, but it […]

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Another month, another holiday. Yes this time myself and Karen and our friends Daz and Sue are in Budapest. That’s in Hungary.  Not to be confused with Bucharest, which isn’t. We had a good journey out. Checked in and through Security in under 20 minutes and we were sat on the plane ready to take […]

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Well today was the day.  My 2-week extensive training regime culminated in my race today.  The day began early (a 7:15am alarm on a Sunday should be outlawed).  Before I had even got out of bed I was cold, which was not a good omen.  It was actually 3 degrees outside, and not the singing […]

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Well today was the day.   My 2-week extensive training regime culminated in my race today.  The day began early (a 7:15am alarm on a Sunday should be outlawed).  Before I had even got out of bed I was cold, which was not a good omen.  It was actually 3 degrees outside, and not the singing group type (another […]

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So I left you after my nighttime run, flashing at the Students at Edge Hill (hold on, that doesn’t sound right…read the blog, you’ll see what I mean).  My next runs were in the mornings.  This was an altogether different affair.  It was cold but the sun was shining, I was casting shadows across the field […]

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