All this and more…

A little ‘achy’ after yesterdays run but none the worse really. Looking back I know that I started too fast, the kilometre long hill took more out of my legs than I thought, and ultimately it was just too hot as the clouds parted the minute before the race began and I reckon it was hovering around the 24C mark (possibly higher). Typical. The timing was chipped (a little plastic dongle strapped onto your laces that records when you pass the start and finish lines) and my ‘offical’ time as opposed to the ‘time on my watch’ was 1:06:09, and I finished 671st out of.. umm.. I dunno actually but I’d guess at 800 or so entrants. I received my …

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Football*

“At the end of the day, to be honest, I think I can safely say that I take each post as it comes. Although I’ve always got on eye on the next game post, it’s usually end to end stuff.” Despite watching and (occasionally) playing football I rarely post about it mainly because I’m aware that most my readership doesn’t give a flying galactic toss monkey about it, and also because I’m what I consider a ‘neutral’ fan. This means my views lack the objectivenessless of the diehard, lifelong supporter, lack any real degree of passion or involvement and soon dissolve into an exercise in trying not to offend. The latter is only because I’m a nice guy though. My …

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Simple things

Woke up in grumpy mood.Got on train at 8 am.Sat on stationary train for an hour and a half.Finally got off train at 10:05 am.Even grumpier now.Phoned boss and took the rest of the morning off.Bought a Real Madrid top (sorry Gert) in Foot Locker.Stop feeling grumpy.Notice the retro basketball shoes from Nike of which I had an original pair about 15 years ago.Feel old.Feel grumpy again.Get into work at 12 noon.Find boss has kept me a fudge doughnut.Suddenly feel much better.

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Yikes

So much to do, so little time.Watched Real Madrid demolish Man U 3-1 and now I’m catching up with blog reading.Write up of trip is underway (Day one done, photo’s almost ready) hope to finish that off tomorrow at some point…Should be back up to full ‘blog-speed’ by Thursday I reckon.

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Shooto!!

Scored 3 goals tonight, none of which compared to Zidane’s second for Real Madrid, which I watched from the comfort of my own home as predicted. Was going to comment on some inaccuracies by the ITV commentary team (No Scotland aren’t on a pre-World Cup tour as we didn’t qualify, and how the hell do you know that the two fans who ran onto the pitch tonight were from Glasgow, most likely Spanish or German I would’ve thought…) but I’m too tired. P.S. Did you notice the tweaks to the site? More coming tomorrow.

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