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  • The Berlin Marathon Experiment

    A training program lasting 8-weeks was written and followed, subject to the time constraints imposed on the subject with the aim of taking an over-the-hill, middle-aged, untrained male subject to a level of conditioning appropriate to completion of the Berlin marathon. [more...]
  • This Changes Everything

    TL ; DR I have a one-year-old son He was born on my birthday Nothing prepares you for parenthood Things change quickly Prologue “We have to go” my eyes strained [more...]
  • Pyeongchang Day 8: Interview With Renee Hildebrand

    I recently caught up with her on Yeowie radio and we had a chat about what goes into making a world champion skater, and just general discussion about the development of athletes. She's currently in Pyeongchang watching her skaters race at the Olympic games. [more...]

The Death Star Problem

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… TL;DR The Death Star was destroyed by a single catastrophic vulnerability Modern, centralised internet communications are [more...]

What’s your favourite flour?

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Feel-good Christmas (true) story follows: In the course of selling my camera gear, I’ve encountered no small number of scammers. I generally ignore them and get on with [more...]

On Doping and Information Security

Friday, December 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

The last few weeks in the world of sports have been interesting to say the least. The sport of speed skating completed its Olympic selection races, and while that was all [more...]

Explaining the Mass Start

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 // 14 Comments

With the Olympic Winter Games just around the corner in February, the winter season is already well under way. In the sport of speed skating, the first major qualifying event [more...]

Cities Beginning With B

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

This is the long-awaited update to a post I made in August of last year where I explained my situation to those who were interested. As one has come to expect from my life, [more...]

A Land of Ice and Fire

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 // 3 Comments

As with my other photosets, clicking on a photo will open a larger version, and text in red represents a clickable link. On arriving in Reykjavik, I immediately went to visit [more...]

Sat Bains

Friday, December 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

Those who have followed the recent happenings of my life know that it hasn’t exactly been smooth sailing. Shaken with uncertainty, and unpredictability, routine becomes a [more...]

Imposter vs Turing

Saturday, October 17, 2015 // 1 Comment

This feeling, often described as imposter syndrome, where a person is unable to internalise their own achievements despite evidence to the contrary is one which I perpetually feel [more...]

The Myth of Ready

Saturday, October 3, 2015 // 3 Comments

Are you ready? Of course you aren’t. Who knows what the future holds? You certainly don’t. [more...]

The Situation

Friday, August 28, 2015 // 3 Comments

My life isn’t exactly a shining example of what people imagine as being “normal”, but in recent times it has made the transition from being simply [more...]
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