I am now at the end of week three of my 19 week sabbatical. So what have I achieved so far? Completed Booked a holiday with Adam and my Mum (Rhodes in only a couple of weeks) A few household-y tidying – clearing the cellar, changing the kitchen door handles Lunches with friends/my Dad – […]Read more "Sabbatical Update: Weeks 1-3"
This Friday I leave my job for 4 whole months. I have handed over massive chunks of my role to the very capable backfill that is now in place, I have repaid my season ticket loan to work, I have told family & friends… it is actually happening! I remember the moment, in that training […]Read more "The Final Countdown"
This Saturday found me running the Ranscombe Spring Challenge for the second time. I ran it last year as it was near my birthday (as it is this year too), I was deep in my marathon training and the medal looked good, so I thought ‘why not?’ and I did. It was my first Saxons, […]Read more "Ranscombe Spring Challenge (2017)"
I managed to completely miss out March, but here is April: April: Date – we are off for two days for my birthday so am sure we will go somewhere nice during that Diet – stick with the yogurt & honey for breakfast, salads/low-carb meal for lunch, allow a bit of flex with dinner (for my […]Read more "April Plans"
Running Since the Dartford Half Marathon I have not been doing so much of the running… I actually didn’t run at all the week following (there was a 25min recovery static cycle) and then the following week I did nothing until the Saturday (12 whole non-running days) where we went along and ran the Great […]Read more "Running & Life Updates – March17"
OK, so once again a bit late, but time to review my February goals and see how I did: February: Date – still to be booked, but maybe a nice lunch out somewhere – lunch out in Upnor 13/02 (day after Bowiethon) Diet – try not to eat all the bad things, but I am enjoying some (too […]Read more "February Review"
Last year I took 5 days of unpaid leave in the form of every other Friday off for 4 months (it was supposed to be 7 but HR messed it up and I had to take annual leave instead). I was told I could only do this for a few months, otherwise it would have to […]Read more "Unpaid Leave v2.0"