More Books less Social Media

I tried the library’s bookclub recommendation for a group read young adult fiction novel. I really love a lot of young adult fiction. I listened to nearly 3 hours of this 8 hour book and hated it. I don’t know why I kept at it for so long. I wanted so badly to like it. I didn’t like any of the characters including the main protagonist. I hated the voice reading the story too. I was 10 minutes into a 30 minute run when I stopped mid run and returned the audio book to the library. I simply was not able to listen to another word. Maybe I wasn’t the target audience … or maybe it was just shit? Continue reading More Books less Social Media

Running – I’m not fast and it’s not pretty

These runners you see bounding along the street making it look easy – they are freaks.  After two years of running 4km – usually 3 times a week – it has never got easier.   I had visions when I started running of sprinting down the street – the equivalent of a human gazelle… reality not so much. Continue reading Running – I’m not fast and it’s not pretty