Category Archives: Shedding the pounds

Battling the bulge

My Shrunken Literary Muscle

I’ve often heard writers liken the act of writing to exercising a muscle and after a prolonged break from short story composition, I now understand exactly what they mean. Exercising anything is a concept I struggle with, being inherently lazy. … Continue reading

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Back to the Land of the Living!

Just a short post to let anyone that may be interested know that I’m still around and haven’t quite fallen from the face of the earth … yet. I have been forced to register at the local ‘Knacker’s Yard’ though, … Continue reading

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Eat, drink, and be merry, for tomorrow we donate…

I got to thinking the other day, as I watched an anorexic-looking young women waiting to cross the road, how great it would be if we could donate fat as we do blood. I, for one, would readily volunteer. It … Continue reading

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HIIT – Reap What You Sow

Just as God was supposed to have created the heaven and the earth, then so it was that one moonlit night, some years later, life was breathed finally into the creature and it became a fully fledged operational deluxe cross … Continue reading

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Man on a Metal Mission

Do you ever have the feeling that you wished you hadn’t started something? Just as when you take a biscuit from a newly opened packet, to discover ten minutes later that there are only three left. Well, that’s where I … Continue reading

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Sofa to Olympic Glory in One Step?

What is your overriding memory of the London 2012 Olympics? Is it the spectacular opening ceremony; the drama of the events themselves; the larger than life personalities or, like me, the chiselled abs of Jessica Ennis? As I watched Jessica … Continue reading

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