Week of solid progress

Mon 15 – Sun 21 Aug 2016 Olympics farewell And so the Olympics draws to a close after a great second week and we progress to finish second in the table overall. Our best medal haul though more actual golds at London 2012. Sad about Tom Daley crashing and burning but still a great role Read More…

One and two years ago

I am trying to do a review each week of progress (or not) in my life based on comparing where I was one and two years ago. This is possible in that I have kept a regular weekly blog for over two years now. I messed up last week due to lack of time. So Read More…

Olympics week

Mon 8 – Sun 14 Aug A stack of golds and my belief in internationalism So by Mon morning at the Olympics we had 15 (!) golds and are second in the medal table. It’s been great fun watching them all come in. But the most memorable ones for me: Waking up Mon morning to Read More…

Feeling a little bit in control

Mon 1 – Sun 7 Aug The Summer of Trump Weather – a stereotypical (and there is always an element of truth in stereotype) English summer. Mixture of sun, cloud, and rain; I’m never quite sure whether it’s OK to wear shorts or not. Big political noise is Donald Trump. Wow, that guy is so Read More…

One and two years ago

One year ago My blog for a year ago can be found here Weight I’m struck by the fact that then my weight was down to 13-4 – wow! I linked this to and noted ‘walking and reduced eating especially through smaller portions and slower eating – do feel hungry at times’. And there were lots Read More…

Why so tired these days?

Mon 25 – Sun 31 July Key thing about last week was that it felt like a quiet one. That probably simply meant that I wasn’t charging about so much. But it was also quiet because I seemed to be so tired and spend a lot more time sleeping than normal. Early nights and siestas Read More…