Posing Up Close in London

One of the reasons for attending the recent World Track and Field Championships in London over August was to get a first hand a feel for how showcase events are run these days so I can more accurately describe the mechanics of the latest innovations in my novels....

Writing After The Fact

I haven’t written a blog for a while due to being busy on the work front (yes, like 88% of aspiring authors, I work a day job that lets me save a bit on the side for producing my running novels) and also because I’ve been writing in my spare time. Asked recently why I...

Athletics New Nitro Pioneers

Every year is different, however I think 2017 is truly going to be one out of the bag. For starters there’s going to be a new guy, who many didn’t see coming, calling the shots over at the White House. Elsewhere, in the world of athletics, come February there’s...

Wannabe Wellington Distance Running God

I wrote this blog on the third day of summer and three days have since passed. On the first day of summer, I tweeted that coincidentally I was also attending the first of three scheduled Christmas Parties for the festive season and promptly lost three followers! Not...

Social Media and ‘running with a famous guy’

Living in an age of the smart phone and social media accounts, two words seem to get a lot of air time than they ever did when I was a kid – in fact one of the words, the selfie wasn’t even invented. The second word, narcissistic was – although I never...