I read “What I Talk About When I Talk About Running” a while back and it inspired me to start running every day. I’ve always been a runner, but I normally do longer less frequent runs. I’ve really enjoyed these daily runs, though. I think I could get used to this!

I read “What I Talk About When I Talk About Running” a while back and it inspired me to start running every day. I’ve always been a runner, but I normally do longer less frequent runs. I’ve really enjoyed these daily runs, though. I think I could get used to this!

Finally!

Finally!

Feeling any?

Feeling any?

Rainy Friday night = gym time!

My cover of Foo Fighters’ Everlong

Biggest Loser

I just love  watching The Biggest Loser on Sunday morning, while having an omelette and a cup of java. Now, off to the gym.

I started playing the guitar back in October. Making progress with the guitar; the vocals still need a bit of work (going to a singing lesson taster session in four weeks!)

No. 53 of 1372 in Survival of the Fittest

I ran Men’s Health - Survival of the Fittest 2012 today, coming in at number 53 of 1,372 overall!

I’ve always considered myself a long distance runner, favouring the full marathon over its shorter brothers and sisters, but with results like these I am tempted to switch up my routine!

Survival is a 5k adventure race, i.e. an obstacle course. Obstacles include: crawling through ice cubes, climbing through a car, scaling an 8 feet wall, carrying beer kegs and sand bags, crawling in mud under wire (luckily not barbed), jumping in and out of containers, running through and jumping through tyres, and a lot of jumping and climbing! And it was a hell of a workout! Is this what crossfit is like? I want more!

Results

Meet “Kate”.
Kate’s my soon-to-be new guitar, a white Epiphone Les Paul Junior with a paintjob based on banksy’s rendition of Kate Moss hugging a teddybear.
This is just a mockup - I’ll have to post a proper photo once it’s all come together. I need to find someone to do the paint job, alternatively a vinyl to start.
I have been looking for a new hobby for a while, and I have landed on the guitar, after playing around with an acoustic a friend left at my place a couple of weeks ago. I am having so much fun with it! Then I discovered Rocksmith (which I have yet to order), which requires an electric guitar, so I figured why not. I’m really excited about learning a new instrument, I can’t wait till I get everything set up!

Meet “Kate”.

Kate’s my soon-to-be new guitar, a white Epiphone Les Paul Junior with a paintjob based on banksy’s rendition of Kate Moss hugging a teddybear.

This is just a mockup - I’ll have to post a proper photo once it’s all come together. I need to find someone to do the paint job, alternatively a vinyl to start.

I have been looking for a new hobby for a while, and I have landed on the guitar, after playing around with an acoustic a friend left at my place a couple of weeks ago. I am having so much fun with it! Then I discovered Rocksmith (which I have yet to order), which requires an electric guitar, so I figured why not. I’m really excited about learning a new instrument, I can’t wait till I get everything set up!

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