Chasing the Chaser

So yesterday evening went rather well. Kindly invited by Pukka, I went to the Lord’s Tavern hoping to catch a word or two with Mastermind quiz champion Shaun Wallace, play along with the quiz, drink the accompanying Marston’s Pedigree and chat about marketing with Pukka’s Rachel Cranston. All of which I did (If you are…

Uncoupled, unbowed: 24 hrs in Kayseri

Gulls in the sky and in my blue eyes You know it feels unfair, there’s magic everywhere Look at me standing here on my own again, up straight in the sunshine No need to run and hide, it’s a wonderful, wonderful life No need to laugh or cry, it’s a wonderful, wonderful life Up early…

Getting the Roll Balling

The trip ahead of me was immense. Manavgat Ultra beckoned, a 41-miles run with an upwards trajectory of 9000 feet, scrambling up Mt Hatmalar up over loose brambly boulders and scree, with freezing wind and snow flurrying down from the icy cap. Then, after Manavgat, I had a further mission to run across snowbound tracks…

Black fungus at the ready

Thanks to my friends from London’s Chinatown real estate guardian’s Shaftesbury, I received an amazing gift for Chinese New Year. Here’s the unboxed reveal, quite a wow, with some fantastic recipes. And here is the challenge to you all. Included in the box is an amazing recipe for Sichuan Black Fungus, which I fully intend…

Dialighted, Thank you

A giftbag today from friends of Field Marketing and the Frank blog, Seven Dials, Covent Garden has included some wonderful news and goodies that I can share amongst my endurance, fitness, travel and wellness friends. An understated looking shampoo and conditioner travel set helps celebrate the arrival in the Shaftesbury operated Seven Dials of Australian…