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…

It’s oh so quiet

To misquote Jim Gordon, this is not the post that this blog deserves, but it is the post that it needs right now. What is the worst thing you can do on a blog? No, not that. I wasn’t thinking of that. But, outside of that, the worst thing I think you can do is…

Marching onwards

Doesn’t time fly when you’re busy? I pressed “publish” on my previous post and fully meant to follow it up with another one shortly thereafter. As it turned out, I’ve been busy elsewhere – more on that another day – and it has taken me until now to sit down and write it. So, without…

On your feet

May has been one of those lean months on Running Buffet, with nothing posted so far. It’s time to address that. The reason for this woeful lack of output is that we have been away and, being one of those ever-so-careful people, I tend not to advertise when we’re not at home, just in case. This…

Another plug

How do I come up with those titles? Evidently I am a wonder with words. You may remember last year’s blatant plug for an exciting London-based event, where several stories were performed to an excited audience by the excellent Liars’ League. No? Well click on the link or, better still, stay around to the end of…

Bitesized: In the country

I live in Devon. Generally this means I have a semi-rural kind of life: I see hills and fields, sheep and cows, during my drive to work. Along a dual carriageway. The nearest field to my house is about three hundred metres away, up a hill (after all, it is Devon). From our windows I can…