So long, and thanks for all the fish

I started this blog in 2012 as a way to explore food, fitness, and everything in-between. Since then I have posted 250 blog entries, had over 500 comments, and met (virtually and in person) loads of friendly new people. Today, however, it is time to close the doors on Running Buffet and to post this, my 251st…

A lot of lengths: Swimming the Swoosh

Today I need to swim 200 lengths of a pool. Hang on, you will say, no one needs to swim 200 lengths of a swimming pool. That’s your choice, surely. A mad choice, a crazy choice, but a choice nonetheless. If you are thinking this, then I concede that you may have a point. Yes,…

Devon early morning landscape, photo fields and blue sky over Dartmoor photograph

Up and at ’em – losing an hour hurts

Sunday morning and all across the land, people awoke bleary-eyed and grumbling. Not even Mothers, whose day it was, could bring themselves to be cheered. For they too had lost an hour. A whole hour. For on this Sunday just gone the clocks went forward. British Summer Time has arrived and, with it, we all lost…

The Bridge: the story behind a Dartmoor view

Here’s a new blog post fresh from my Recycled Words site. Last time in the Journal, I spent a few moments talking about the story behind one of my photographs – one of the daily photos I’m taking as part of my Something Wild challenge on instagram. And that got me thinking, there are stories…