Category Archives: fashion

New shoes!

Yay my turn for a new shoes post! It was necessary because my old faves had holes in them. 😊 I had noticed a billboard pointing down a side street to an ‘up and running’ shop in our local town … Continue reading

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Oops!

After such a great bank holiday weekend, it had to happen – yes – the dreaded opposite! Tuesday I reluctantly took a rest day, because I thought I should.Instead of going to the gym or running I tackled the toy … Continue reading

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First world problems: Lycra always fits!

For the last couple of weeks I have been doing more exercise at the gym. In the foyer to the gym is a sweatshop and I can see all the lovely coloured kit, printed leggings with neon and pastel colours, … Continue reading

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Gore mythos tights – a review

My new running tights arrived today, so imagine how thrilled I was to hear heavy rain lashing against the window pane. No seriously! there’s a first time for everything I suppose! I’d been researching / thinking about getting a pair … Continue reading

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windstopper pants

How may son laughed when I told him what I was looking for! Good to know that British toilet humour has survived to the next generation. What I’m thinking………………..what he’s thinking ! Although we have had a mild winter so … Continue reading

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Fashion and running

I’m well aware that ‘real’ runners don’t have to do fashion. I know that you don’t need all that fancy kit. I have had ‘real’ runners sprint past me in a pair of tatty old jersey jogging bottoms and (can … Continue reading

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