Five kilometres


The Adventures of a Kathlete

Every other day I run five kilometres. Sometimes I run ten kilometres but, when I do, I wish I was only running five. As I run, I imagine the days when I used to run 21 kilometres but I am only really writing that because I want to let you know that, before all of this, I used to […]

June 5, 2020

I am the technical problem


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It was my turn to host the weekly family virtual quiz. As the first person to assume this responsibility for the second time, I wanted to raise the bar. The day prior I spent three hours collating three rounds and 30 questions onto a PowerPoint presentation, commanding text and pictures to ‘fly in’ or ‘swivel’, […]

May 22, 2020

The furloughs & the fur-highs #2


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It’s 01:15 and I have just been speaking with one of my closest friends, having realised we were both bathing in blue light far too late into the night. Wide awake, we spoke about why lenses are circular but photographs are rectangular; we spit-balled podcast ideas and decided that the Queen should host a royal, […]

May 15, 2020

The furloughs & the fur-highs #1


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As I am writing this it is 21:49; I have a beer ninety degrees to my left and I am just about to put some water on to boil, to create a very high-brow one-woman banquet of pesto pasta. If it was 2017 and I could see myself now, I’d recoil, fearing I hadn’t outgrown […]

May 1, 2020