Coronavirus: Weekends – then and now
Apr01

Coronavirus: Weekends – then and now

If you asked me what we do at weekends, I would say ‘not a lot’ and, compared to a lot of people, we probably don’t do a lot. But you never know what you’ve got until it’s gone. Now we’re all living in the shadow of coronavirus, I realise we did a lot more at weekends than I thought we did (even if it wasn’t all fun). Now just to say – this isn’t a ‘poor me’ post. These...

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Coronavirus: Family non-parkrun parkrun
Mar30

Coronavirus: Family non-parkrun parkrun

Like everything else, parkrun is now cancelled for the foreseeable future. When we got to parkrun on 14th March, my dad said: ‘Everyone is saying this is going to be the last one’. But I was sure it wasn’t. Because there had been an email which said that they’d looked at the risks and concluded it was no greater risk than any other social interaction. Even at a big, busy parkrun like ours, people are only in...

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Silent Sunday 29.3.20
Mar29

Silent Sunday 29.3.20

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Project 366 2020 Week 13
Mar28

Project 366 2020 Week 13

Our first week at home has been a week like no other. But we are the lucky ones – none of us has any coronavirus symptoms or underlying health conditions, so we are still able to get out to exercise. Here’s our week in pictures… Day 82 – Sunday 22nd March – a strange Mother’s Day. My husband and I started the day with a 10 mile run. We put my mum’s present through her door and talked to her...

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Brighton marathon: It’s all over (for now)
Mar27

Brighton marathon: It’s all over (for now)

My husband and I have spent the last few weeks training for the Brighton marathon on 19th April. It was to be my second marathon, following Newport last year, and my husband’s first. With the situation with coronavirus changing almost by the day, we’d got to the point where we expected it to be postponed, but we weren’t going to cut back the training until we knew for definite. Just a few days earlier, we’d...

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