Category Archives: Janathon

From Sofa to Marathon – Week 3

This post comes to you live from an aeroplane almost in Egypt (actually, I scheduled it before I left…) I spoke to my doctor last Wednesday about my plans to try and get fit by doing Marathon training, while also … Continue reading

Posted in 40, Athletics, Chronic Fatigue, Diet, Fibromyalgia, Getting old, Health, Janathon, Keeping Fit, Marathon, Neuralgia, Running, Wilson | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge; Resolved

Why is it, that when I see the word resolve I think Vectors and Trigonometry Resolving vectors – The figure above illustrates vector resolution by components. In the first example, a boat crosses a river without compensating for the current. … Continue reading

Posted in Janathon, Keeping Fit, Maths, Neuralgia, Photography, Physics, Science, Sinus headache, Wilson | Tagged , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

From Sofa to Marathon – Week 2

I’m definitely on the mend, my cough and snuffly nose are much better so now that my Achilles tendon is also mended I really need to start jogging again, even if its really slowly to start with.  I’m back out … Continue reading

Posted in 40, Athletics, Diet, Fibromyalgia, Getting old, Health, Janathon, Keeping Fit, Marathon, Neuralgia, Running, Wilson | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

All is sunny on New Years Day :-)

A beautiful sunny New Years Day in Weybridge, so Wilson got a great walk & I got to play with my camera.  The river is still in flood, but the water has gone down a bit.  No chance of getting … Continue reading

Posted in Boats, Janathon, Photography, Walking, Water | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Beautiful colours in the scrub at Brooklands

Walking Wilson in Brooklands today I noticed this lovely red colour in the scrublands.  Peter says it is Dogwood (Cornus Sanguinea) or ‘midwinter fire’, people grow it for the stunning colour of the stems. The world’s first purpose-built motor racing … Continue reading

Posted in Janathon, Photography, Walking, Wilson | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Travel Theme; Festive – Desborough Island

We found another ‘Pet Christmas Tree‘ on Desborough Island during our walk today and one bauble in particular caught my eye 🙂 I decided to have a play with my camera and here are the results To find out more … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Families, Janathon, Pets, Photography, Walking | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Wilson’s daily swamp hunt – Desborough Island

We brought Wilson for a walk on Desborough Island today, a man made Island created when the ‘Desborough Cut’ was dug in 1935 order to  improve flow and ease navigation on the river.  The cut has helped to alleviate flooding … Continue reading

Posted in Janathon, Walking, Water, Wilson | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments