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Race Magnets - To Pin, Or Not To Pin: That Is The Question.

Race Magnets - To Pin, Or Not To Pin: That Is The Question.

  Innovation in running is everywhere. From the swankiest of GPS watches with built in mapping, to heart rate monitors, to shoes that claim to make you 4% faster (yes, this is a genuine claim!)… we are inundated with ways of spending our hard earned money.  But one tradition that...

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About Time

About Time

The notion of time has been the subject of philosophical and theoretical debate and (naturally) numerous films. According to A-theorists, events are ordered as future, present, and past. When we speak of time in this way, we are speaking in terms of a series of positions which run from the...

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Achilles heel

Achilles heel

Back In 2004 Sean Bean played Odysseus in the epic Troy. Early in the film emissaries were sent to find him and ask for his assistance. Following a brief exchange Odysseues agrees to help with a parting line “I’ll miss my dogs”. In February I became ill. Following a brief...

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Big Brother

Big Brother

Big Brother. I’ve read the Orwellian vision ‘1984’. His dystopian novel tells a disturbing story of the world’s population becoming victims of perpetual war, an omnipresent government, surveillance and public manipulation. I’ve also seen the reality TV series ‘Big Brother’ whereby ‘housemates’ are manipulated for our viewing pleasure. As a Teacher, I’ve...

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My Running Journey - by Simon Chalmers

My Running Journey - by Simon Chalmers

My journey in to running has been a gradual one.  I was 17st (107kg) and loved a doner pizza. I signed up for a 10k to raise money for an alzheimer charity, and within a couple of weeks people were commenting on the weight I’ve lost.  I stuck at it...

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