Monthly Archives: January 2016

Paleo (again)

Two years ago this weekend I was sat under a jungle canopy on the tropical island of Contadora, Gulf of Panama, sweating in the heat and humidity as Ross and Stani, the two ex-SAS survival experts who accompany Bear Grylls … Continue reading

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The Reward

I drink alcohol every evening. Normally on school nights it’s a glass or two (or three) of red wine. If I’m out for dinner on a school night, a beer will often precede the wine. At weekends (that’s Friday and … Continue reading

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I’m sick of being broken and at risk of sounding like a whingeing hypochondriac. left knee has been inoperative since August. I can’t run and I’m waiting for the results of an NHS MRI scan that took place 6 weeks … Continue reading

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I don’t know about you but I’ve had enough of alcohol, food, late nights and partying after an exceptional 10 days. After tonight’s slow-roast lamb and a glass of red I really do need a rest. I did manage to … Continue reading

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