Tag 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

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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

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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

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Walk in Oxshott Woods

We brought Wilson for a walk in Oxshott Woods today, there were a lot less puddles, but he still managed to find a big muddy puddle and sit down in it.  I decided not to take a photo as I … Continue reading

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Janathon 1 (Otherwise known as Wilson finds another swamp)

We brought Wilson for a walk in Esher Woods today thinking that it might be a bit less swampy than beside the river. He still managed to find the muddiest puddle and sit down in it Then, when we were … Continue reading

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River Thames in Flood, Walton-On-Thames, England

The Thames has been flooding for a few more days.  Christmas this year has been more damp than cold.  Our annual outdoor swim in Hampton Pool was interspersed with the occasional downpour, and today we just managed to get back … Continue reading

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From Sofa to Marathon – Week 2

Last week I was quite despondent that I haven’t been able to do any running or circuit training at all due to my neuralgia & now chesty cough too.  I made a resolution to spend some time looking up what … Continue reading

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