Books, outdoors

Inspired running

I ran 6k this morning. Before breakfast! I'm currently reading Christopher McDougall's book Born to Run. Not only is it fantastically well written, I'm finding it super educational and inspiring. I've long wanted to be a runner but struggled with fitness, stamina and motivation. I've started the Zombies, Run! 5k training programme a couple of times but dropped… Continue reading Inspired running

outdoors

Waldeinsamkeit, again

I spent another afternoon in amongst the woods - most of it trapped up in a big auld tree! It was a mini adventure.   100 day geochaching challenge – Days 73 caches: Wol's House Follie Follie Manganese (Mining Series) 2: Betwixt ('Be' at Beecraigs) 5: Befuddle ('Be' at Beecraigs)

outdoors

Beautiful day

I had a fun day at work then went out into the sunshiny woods for an even funner time. Today has been a very good day. 100 day geochaching challenge – Days 46-49 caches: Candy Cat - Topsy Turvy Gogar Goods 2 Lest We Forget - King's Own Scottish Borderers Hobgoblin's Revenge - Micro in… Continue reading Beautiful day

Books, outdoors

Fairytales and aliens

#amreading I'm currently reading Gossip from the forest: the tangled roots of our forests and fairytales by Sara Maitland. This is an interesting but confused book. On one hand it's a social history of England's woodlands, examining how people have lived in, and used the forests over the last thousand years or so. It is also a fascinating breakdown… Continue reading Fairytales and aliens

outdoors

Third to find!

100 day geochaching challenge – Day11 cache: The gate to no where  I was only the third cacher to find this one! I'm closing in on that elusive FTF (first to find) - maybe one day soon. It was another lovely, bright evening in another local, yet unfamiliar location. The co-ordinates were off but I'm getting the hang… Continue reading Third to find!