It’s not about you joggers who go round and round and round and round…

I’ve got a cracked (or at least very badly bruised) rib at the moment. This is inconvenient at the best of times but I managed to find myself committing to running the Reading Half-Marathon recently (I blame the wife’s Jedi mind tricks) and I’ve not been able to train at all this week. I’m not […]

Then off goes the bell ringing through my head, signifies that all’s been said…

I’m not one for New Year’s resolutions. That’s not to say I think they’re a bad thing or worthless. I just mean that I’m not great at keeping them. I think for me it’s because trying to break an old bad habit or start a good new one isn’t best done in the depths of […]

Scoring Baguettes

One of the things I’m teaching myself at the moment is bread-making. I’ve got a lovely sourdough starter called Bessie who is 10 months old. I’ve reached a sort of plateau with my bread-making in that I can produce a half-decent loaf consistently but I hardly ever hit dizzy heights of near perfection. (On the […]