Holland Ultra Tour ‘19

A perfectly organised 900km multi-stage footrace around Holland, that I failed to complete…........ “The Race” Holland Ultra Tour, or HUT as it ended up being called, was an idea created by the Dutch ultra-runner Wilma Dierx who then allied herself with two fellow local ultra-runners; Erwin Borrias and Richard Dreijer. Together they worked on HUT... Continue Reading →

Urban Persistent Hunting

Persistence is a very nice trait. Not the unconscious kind. Unconscious persistence is when someone just keeps up on going way beyond the point of diminishing return, where costs largely exceed pay-offs. That is the kind of persistence a ludomaniac exhibits at a casino, or the one trying to finish a marathon with an injury,... Continue Reading →

Fit Happens

Let’s face it… You will never get fit. If this is true, why even bother? Why the effort? These are legitimate questions. Because, the fact is, there are no guarantees that your efforts will give you the results you are looking for, even with so-called proven methods. You will never get fit, because being fit... Continue Reading →

From Toy to Tool

It was Thursday, June 29, 2017, at 0915hrs when my plane touched down at Copenhagen Airport in Denmark, the 38-hour journey from the Camp in the Republic of Congo was coming to an end. I looked at the countdown timer on my phone, a countdown timer I had started 322 days earlier when I was... Continue Reading →

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