Run202020: What virtually happened this summer

My 'lovestation 'for the Lockdown Frolic In Karen Maitland’s novel, The Company of Liars, a deceitful band of hawkers, storytellers, artists performers, rune-readers, healers and magicians make their way from village to village as an incomprehensible pestilence causes townsfolk to lock themselves away in fear and survival becomes the common denominator to all. The central…

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…

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…