Monthly Archives: June 2012

Diary of a Novice Triathlete – Day Four

Apparently, as far as M&S is concerned, the finest ingredients include Dried Potatoes, E450 and Emulsifier: E471, and Anti-Caking Agent Calcium Phosphate, E551. Perhaps when they say finest they actually mean the most finely ground – which I would at least applaud of brazen duplicity.

Diary of a Novice Triathlete – Day Two

Look. I’m not making excuses, but then it seems so easy to make them. I could have started by training regime last night but there are so many unanswered questions: I’m swimming on August 5th so surely I should hit the pool and see how 30 lengths feels? Or maybe I should just go out and run, that’s probably the quickest way to get fit, isn’t it? I could go cycling – a nice and easy 10k twice around Holme Pierrepont here in Nottingham?

Diary of a Novice Triathlete – Day One

This is NOT a great start. I spent last night drinking, barbecuing and watching England plod out of Euro2012 at the hands of Italy. I managed to consume more burgers, sausages, stakes, coleslaw and white floury buns than the average rugby team picnic.