I’m the generation where Prom was only the stuff of American movies. We all knew what Prom was all about, getting a date, being prom princess, wearing a corsage and spending hours choosing a dress. We grew up on Grease… Read More ›
Ladies of a Certain Age Running (LCA)
The running and other adventures of a Lady of a Certain Age (over 40)
50in50 No.4 and No.5 – Drink a Red Bull, Drink a Jager Bomb
See, I said not all the challenges had to be expensive or feats of ‘daring do’, just things that I have never done before at this half century juncture in my life. Why I’ve never drank Red Bull or downed… Read More ›
50in50 – No.1 Visit Madrid
Here we go, the 50 in 50 challenge, do 50 things I’ve never done before in my 50th year. They just can’t all be glamorous and amazing, limited time and budget and all that, however as No.1 will actually be… Read More ›
Saved from the Twilight Zone by Big Knickers
We’re nearly through the twilight zone, that weird few days between Christmas and New Year where quite frankly I have no idea what day of the week it is or whether I have actually made any arrangements with anyone during… Read More ›
50 in 50, a challenge for old dogs who do need new tricks
This new chapter of my blog is going to take you through the challenge of being a woman in her 50’s and I can’t take that lying down or just accept it easily, so I’ve set myself a 50 in 50 challenge …… do 50 things I’ve never done before by my 51st birthday !
When you’re held together with KT tape!
What a running rollercoaster. That naughty, niggly calf held out for the Great North Run and I thought that meant the end of this year’s little issue. Well FSB, I was wrong ( personal acronym = Fuck, Shit, Bollocks )… Read More ›
The Great North Blog
Well take that bucket list and cross another thing off. A hot, hilly and simply awesome half marathon, the Great North Run. All the excitement of the worlds biggest road race, the buzz of all the TV coverage and celebrity… Read More ›
Sun, sea and sweaty knees
So week two and the end of another summer holiday, time to get the brochures for next year….ok, I mean get on ‘tinterweb….when’s the last time you looked at a brochure! Seems an eternity since you trooped off to the… Read More ›
Bloggers block lifted by holiday sunshine, hooray!
So ‘bloggers block’, who’d have known it’s a thing ? I couldn’t find the words, everyone else is running more races than me, everyone else is reaching more exciting goals than me…..well have any goals at all actually, everyone else… Read More ›
50 Shades of yellow (another runner’s obsession)
As the weather warms and the humidity rises, hydration becomes even more key and adds to a runners daily obsessions. Pee, a true runner is obsessed with it….how many times did you go, how much did you pass and most important of all, what… Read More ›