Monthly Archives: April 2012

Outdoor & indoor pursuits

On saturday Hazel and I headed off to the Outdoor Pursuits show at Ingliston. The aim was to watch some of the demonstrations (eg. mountain biking tricks) and get some holiday ideas. We are gathering ideas on the assumption that … Continue reading

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Sport Billy returns

I am happy to announce that Sport Billy has returned! I am getting back to my usual routine of gym visits and swimming. Okay, it is a bit of stretch to compare what I am doing now with what I … Continue reading

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Slow down, you go too fast

On sunday I was due to run the Edinburgh Half Marathon. After some thought, I decided that I was just short of fitness to make a decent run at it! However, with it being such a lovely sunny morning I … Continue reading

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The Tattoo

I made my planned trip to the Commonwealth Pool (the Commie)today. It is a great set up. The main 5om pool is set up for serious swimmers being 2m in depth throughout. This is too deep for me as I … Continue reading

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Freedom…

…which is something the young lady in the physio waiting room this morning was lacking. Flanked by 2 security guards and handcuffed to 1, my fellow patient this morning was looking decidedly glum. I assume this was a day out … Continue reading

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A grand day out

Yesterday I really pushed the boundaries of my fitness and resilience. The day started with the standard┬álollop to the local shop for paper and rolls (350m). Having rested up watching the World Track Cycling Championships (well done Team GB!) it … Continue reading

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Let it snow!

Today saw the return of winter. Whilst I write this, there is a blizzard blowing outside. When I saw the snow lying on the path this morning I was suprised by my reaction. Whilst I was concerned how I was … Continue reading

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