• As when the present is slightly off – Bourneville, Perrier, a Foster’s crate for the beachfront whiteout game – we’re back again for testing and a psychometric probe at just the time we had unwound, drifting beyond the training app’s regimen as Angels of Wallasey with no V02 max, indeces of saturated fat or inner […]
  • When your plans are stationary like a boat tied up at the dock inexorably, you just can’t get going without buttering up the ref’ by learning about his name, his family, his route convoluted by temporary traffic- lights shifting around the b-roads by the viaduct. ‘Blending the Truth’ was such a strange choice of car […]
  • Support your skeleton going forward or embrace its weakness. I can’t do it for you. It depends on what your long term goals are – where you see yourself in five years’ time. The important thing is to eat every three hours: keep your blood sugar up. Only you have the answers. No carbs; no […]
  • As Welcome as the sight of allotment smoke in December, a quiet bonfire in the winter stillness, are the compressed distances of Sports Report, fingers hardened in the dusk after hours of working the ground, hat pulled down and boots muddied, hour upon hour of solitude with little or nothing to eat or drink, stepping […]
  • One day from under these floodlights the sun will rise in early spring, set like the memories you’ve left in gathering blue over the river. An extra layer will go, light jackets the order of the day at some T-junction of path and water where no-one knows your name and you have nothing to offer. […]