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In the original printing of Laurence Sterne’s eccentric comic novel ‘The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, a Gentleman’, at the point where Parson Yorick dies, there is a solid black page. I had thought of the latest ‘Fatblog’ being a page of uniform bilious yellow/green to signify my current ailing and cold-ridden status. However, [...]

By |February 1st, 2017|

Fat Bloke Blogs: My How You’ve Grown

A weekend or so back saw the first fixture in this year’s PECO Cross Country League. As injury won’t see me feature until the latter fixtures next year I went along as ‘Guardian of the Harrier Tent’ which involves nothing more than watching what you can of the race from where the tent is pitched and ensuring no toe rags purloin any Harriers kit while the race is on.

By |December 9th, 2016|

Fat Bloke Blogs – We’ll be right back after this message from a physio…..

I’m injured. Yes, again. Not happy, but there you are. Anyway, by the time you read this I’m sure I’ll be mere days away from breaking out the running shoes and clearing buildings with a single bound. But first I have to endure the pain of treatment, leg and wallet, and do a whole bunch [...]

By |November 22nd, 2016|

Fat Bloke Blogs – Specially for Nadia – Your Injury Queries Addressed by The Fat Bloke

Last week on the Horsforth Harriers Facebook page there was a posting which was a comprehensive set of questions on running injuries. To quote Frank Zappa (and I often do) “Questions, questions, questions, pouring into the mind of the concerned young adult of today”. I thought a reply on Facebook would take up too much [...]

By |October 12th, 2016|