The blog in the gap

Updated: May 10

A heavy workload has meant there’s been a bit of a gap since my last post, but despite this it seems a decent number of people are still checking in, for which thanks. This is going to be a bit of a shortie, because it’s a beautiful day and I want to get some sun before settling down for the dubious pleasures of Spurs playing Chelsea.


Today I managed to get a run in after a few weeks of not making the time and the day after having been knocked out with a nasty bug. Consequently it was one of those frustrating, sluggish runs which left me deeply unsatisfied but at least it got the bones and muscles moving again.


I’ve also taken the plunge and bought a penguin suit ahead of next week’s British Sports Book Awards dinner at The Savoy, so if you’re very good you may get to see a picture of me trussed up and looking like I’m being attacked by a bat. Before then I’ve got another solid week of work with the good people at the RNID, plus if I’m lucky a night out in town on Friday in London’s Kingly Street at my mate Joe’s birthday bash. Just like old times. And there’ll certainly be some old timers there.


I’ve also started posting a track every morning on my Facebook page, partly because I’m starting to listen to more music again after a few years of my listening being dominated by the tastes of the under-10s, and partly because swapping tracks is a good virtual watercooler thing to do. I’m also wrestling with how to vote in the vote on how to vote – some thoughts on that are in the pipeline.


I’ve also added a sprinkling of particularly fine and original Spurs writing to the On Spurs links section, all of which are heartily recommended. And somewhere along the line, I really must get on with a couple of writing projects. Anyway – hope you’re having a happy holidays. I’m hoping the sun doesn’t go down on Spurs in about half an hour.

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