Noise be gone

Noise be gone

Originally I wanted to tell you about my newest obsession: podcasts. But to explain how I got into podcasts (after so many years of trying), I first have to tell you about my new headphones. They are cordless, noise-cancelling, and the single reason why podcasts finally started to make sense to me. So today I’ll write about the shiny new gear, and next time I’ll show you my new favourite listens for the commute.

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Snow and rambles

Snow and rambles

I think for now I’m bored of the holiday-porn going on over here, aren’t you? I’ll take a wee break and whip out more sunny photos of Seville and the mountains at some unexpected (read uninspired) moment to bomb you with some vacay-envy later in the month.

Meanwhile, I’ve been back to Scotland for a week or so, and Read on »

Weekly running report #1

I thought I’d start a weekly regular in the background (these posts won’t show up on the homepage with the rest) to check in on my progress with exercise this year. Initially the main goal is to run three times a week, emphasis on regularity, really just whatever distance or length of time feels good. Today I’ll write a bit more to tell you about how I got off the couch last year too, but in the future these will be just quick run-reports with the times and maybe some chat on how it felt. Read on »