Category Archives: Health & fitness

98 – A disturbing dose of sun fever

98/267 One of my favourite poets, Angela Readman today tweeted to ask if anyone else, apart from her, was suffering from sun fever. My immediate reply was indication enough, that yes, I too was a fellow sufferer. I have the … Continue reading

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89 – Reviewing music with earache…

89/276 Is basically a big no no. Since running this 365 I have regularly enjoyed the delicious indulgence of sitting at my computer and immersing myself into an album or track for a while. I am an eternal fond fan … Continue reading

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85 – Keep on running! No, more than that lazy!

85/280 I’ve mentioned it to pretty much everyone I know because I am not modest or unmartyr-ey and appreciate acknowledgement for my pains and efforts. This year I am running the Bupa 10k Great Manchester run for Anti-Slavery International. Now … Continue reading

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84 – Edginess, cool and glamour go up in smoke

84/281 There was a mildly thought provoking article in this Sunday’s Observer by Euan Ferguson about fashion’s attraction to smoking. In Darling, you’re smoking, Euan looks at the glamour, the reality and the attraction of smoking in the world of … Continue reading

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79 – It’s time Jim but not as we know it

79/286 Following the general floaty euphoric state the Elbow gig left us in this weekend, we had a bit of a shock last night to discover the clocks had gone forward. It is nothing new for me and my other … Continue reading

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66 – The joys of the contraceptive injection

66/299 Three days ago I was writing about the joys of vintage. Ah, those were the days when my head was full of inventive outfit ideas and unusually tacky 80s fabrics. Two days ago I was at a fantastic vintage … Continue reading

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62 – Running out of patience with the self-righteous

62/303 I make no secret of my natural love and total naffness at running and because I actually have nothing much to be proud of, I can happily talk about it. It is mediocre to say the least and highly … Continue reading

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