The weather today was great, perfect for going round Aberdeen collecting Wullies! Or as Imogen kept asking if we were going to collect more wellies….it could have been worse!! Our first one was on the Wellington Suspension Bridge, not sure Continue reading Oor Wullie Big Bucket Trail
Today started off great! We nipped in to Aberdeen for breakfast. Decided to try something different, so we went to Bonobo We both had the fry-up…it was very nice…£9.50…maybe a bit pricey??…but we had nothing more to eat until supper. Continue reading It has been a while!
Carol decided we needed to do something different for New Year’s Day this year. Her idea was to take the dogs up Mount Keen So, after an early night on Hogmanay, we were up and out bang on 9am…as Carol Continue reading New Year’s Day 2019
Carol’s car is due a service & MOT. Previously this used to be a hassle, now it’s an opportunity for a 5k run home…changed days! Not sure about horsepower, buy two Spaniel power does help 😜 When I got back Continue reading Car in the garage
Took the dogs round the Chapleton Trail The first time was with Brenna and we ran it anti-clockwise. The second loop was with Dexter and we mixed it up by going clockwise!!
Saturday 18th August, while waiting to start our first ParkRun, I suggested to Phil that we run The Illuminator! At this point, I had never even run 5k, let alone 24k+ The ParkRun was a struggle, but that was expected Continue reading The Illuminator 2018
New trail shoes arrived today, so Phil and I went for a training run round Fetteresso Forest. Not sure what happened around the 4 to 5km mark…the Garmin did something strange and showed that…somehow…we’d ran an extra kilometre? Carol doesn’t Continue reading Upping the distance
It was windier tonight than any of the recently named storms? Went round our usual loop, just a steady pace, nothing fancy. Carol was on her bike for the first time in a couple of weeks (after the cold) and Continue reading Windy night
After the ParkRun this morning I had an option…stay at home and help Carol with the housework…or go out with the dogs…let me think…..? With The Illuminator hanging over me, I thought it was time to try a longer run Continue reading 1st run with the rucksack
Another struggle! Haven’t run much over the last couple of weeks, still trying to shake off the cold that has been hanging around. But if I didn’t get up and out today, that would be three in a row I Continue reading 4th ParkRun