Fashionable Food and Fads

I have recently had a fairly stark realisation that ‘the man’ has (had) firmly got me in ‘his’ grip. This epiphany came about slowly at first but has now exploded into a true awakening, pretty much as a result of…
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Realities: What Comes Down….

A new year and a new month. Happy 2018 everyone! It’s the second instalment of the (fell) running realities series. Those quirks of this niche that are undeniable and irrefutable. This month……hills. Don’t fear science….sometimes it’s right! What comes down…
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Racing: Styles, Secrets and Tips

Racing is a dark art. Fell racing the most noir. Arguably the cauldron of art and science. Monet, after all, did not mix his own paint. What does that mean? No-one knows. Mystery. Conjecture, from which all good debates must…
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Seal Cub Clubbing Club

Who's who......fellrunners are a stylish lot.
What’s with all these clubs huh?! What even is a club?? Fell-running’s got its fair share right? What are they? Where are they? And are they any good? Who’s the best? Who’s the worst? Who even cares?!………….me. I do. So,…
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Uber-thinking and the ‘Lure of the Fad’…..

It ain't a running blog without a picture of everyone's favourite.....
We live in a capitalist world. Whether you’re comfortable with that or not it’s the prevailing societal view so we kinda need to deal with it. Yeah, it’s good in some ways and yeah, it’s bad in some (many) ways.…
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Plaudits for artistic merit…..

Money for old rope this. It’s been a subject that’s raised it’s schward a few times in the past and, well, it’s raised it again. I’m talking, of course, about aesthetics….. aesthetic or esthetic [es-thet-ik or, esp. British, ees-] Synonyms…
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The Bob Graham Round: The Sum Of Your Parts…..Part Two

So to the crux of the matter I suppose. Everything was in place and good to go. Had a last minute drop-out from a pacer on Leg 2 but I wasn’t mega phased as Ben is pretty handy at this…
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The Bob Graham Round: The Sum Of Your Parts…..Part One

On Saturday 23rd July at 1am I set off on a series of 5 short runs around the Lakes that I linked together into what is known as the ‘Bob Graham Round’…….BGR for short – you may have already read…
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The Fellicionado ‘Movingpicturesmith’ Awards 2015

During the hours of darkness there’s nothing more I enjoy than watching a film (well, there are a couple of other things but for the purposes of this post let’s politely ignore what they could be). In keeping with the…
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