Category Archives: Food and Travel

Week 29: recovery

In the past I have often had my only injuries in the recovery period following a run. This has included putting my back out, hurting my knee, hip out of alignment…the list goes on. It has taken a number of … Continue reading

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Week 28: ultra marathon part 1 – the night before

(written on Sat night while out at dinner) It’s funny how completely rational and intelligent people hang onto superstitions. For example, the night before a long run or a race I always eat pasta (lasagne or spaghetti bolognese) or moussaka. … Continue reading

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Eat Travel Run: Dubai 2

Back in Dubai for a couple of relaxing days before heading home. It was an interesting time to be in town with Ramadan being on and the considerations around that as a tourist and as a runner. Eat When I … Continue reading

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Eat Travel Run: London 2

Back in London for a couple of days, wanting to be in the Ashes atmosphere. Will my luck for random tickets and events come through again, or will we be playing tourist for the day tomorrow instead of watching the … Continue reading

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Eat Travel Run: Paris 2

Back in Paris for a handful of days so managed to get a few runs in as well as enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of one of my favourite cities. Eat There are a few boxes that I like … Continue reading

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Eat Travel Run (actually I lie – no run this time): Loire Valley

It was only a short stay in the Loire Valley, but enough of a taste test for me to want to come back again in the future. As we were only there for the one night, we just took a … Continue reading

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Eat Travel Run: Paris 1

The Paris blog posts won’t be a daily blow by blow, as we are here for a whole week with a sojourn to the Loire Valley inbetween, so I will focus on highlights as they occur, or as I remember … Continue reading

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