Monthly Archives: May 2011

Lost

So, the last time I left you I was facing the possibility of running out of petrol on my way to run in the Phoenix Park. Thankfully, I managed to borrow €10 on Sunday morning from a kindly soul and … Continue reading

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Dilemma

I have almost no petrol left. The warning light has been flashing on the last four journeys I made. I have no money. I really shouldn’t drive anywhere tomorrow. But I have two journeys planned.  Tomorrow afternoon, I hope to … Continue reading

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Thirty-fourth Weigh-in, Friday, 27th May, 2011

Imagine if you went to your doctor, and she told you that you should really stop sleeping. Forever. You’d be much healthier. You’d live a lot longer, and you’d feel better. Think of all the extra time you’d have. You … Continue reading

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A very bloggable day

Yesterday was an odd day. I’m in Cork, giving one of my weekend courses. The hotel we use in Cork isn’t the best organised with their bookings. They have two small conference rooms that seem to be permanently double-booked. Twice … Continue reading

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The Greatest Gift

Last week, I got a text from my cousin. Let’s call him Ethelred. I may have given him a name before on this blog, but I’m buggered if I’m going to read back over 126 entries to find it. The … Continue reading

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Overcoming my instincts

It’s 48 hours since I had a cigarette. Now, I’ve gone some fairly lengthy stretches without cigarettes recently. But what’s really impressive about this particular time is that I have had the means, the motive and the opportunity to smoke … Continue reading

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Thirty-third Weigh-in, Friday, 13th May 2012

It’s that time of the week, when I weigh and measure myself like a laboratory rat. I have been writing about fairly non-diety issues recently, but not because I’ve been embarrassed. In fact, I’ve been doing much better, but I … Continue reading

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