Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We hope you’ve had a wonderful year and enjoy the festive period. Richard and I have had a lovely year and have enjoyed a mix of travelling, spending time with family and friends and getting married (we were already legally married but on our 11th anniversary we converted…

New York Like Never Before

Things that happened on this trip to New York that have not happened before: I got a Nutella facial! We had a near miss with a money clip Bumped into a guy in a tiger skin Zoot suit We went up One World Observatory and saw nothing Saw Manhattan from Top of the Rock at…

Running off the NYC excess

First run back from NYC and I have a new 1.3 kg to sort out – I am sure I will run this off fairly quickly but it will take a while based on today’s efforts. I started the run with a sore back and was going to stop at 1KM but continued – my…

Another update from NYC

I write this as we are back in the UK.  We had a great time in the Big Apple and enjoyed lots of sightseeing. The weather was changeable but that did not stop us.  Another great break to the Big Apple. Here are some more of my photos from Liberty Island, the High Line, Chelsea…

Hello from New York

We’re having a great time in New York. So far we’ve been up the One World Observatory, the World Trade Memorial, paid a visit to Lady Liberty, met up with our good friend Jeff, walked around Times Square and visited Liz Lemon at 30 Rock 😃. I think our nephew is having a nice time….

Tom Collins doesn’t like running…

But I don’t mind.  Although it has to be said running the morning after the night before can be a little hard on the legs. It’s also been over a week since I ran due to the trip to New York etc.  Yes we did do an awful lot of walking in NYC and I…

New York New York

We’ve had a wonderful break in New York – if a little cold! We did see some snow (there’s still lots on the ground) which meant we decided to climb 30 Rock earlier in the day as it was already very cold and started to snow whilst we were up there. I thoroughly enjoyed walking…

Sunrise over Manhattan

Not as much snow as broadcast (thankfully). Cold day ahead. Lows of -7 and highs of -3. Currently feels like -13. Brrrrrr