Tag Archives: River Thames

Mud, mud, glorious mud…

There’s nothing like a bit of mud to separate fair-weather runners from the rest. This autumn – in London at least – has seen some sparklingly cold days with not a cloud in the sky. I think I might even … Continue reading

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The last few weeks have seen a strange recalibration of my nocturnal clock as Mrs H and I are up twice, sometimes three times, a night feeding the boy or scratching our heads when he screams inexplicably. Watching the rerun … Continue reading

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The woman in the red cardigan

I mentioned in a recent post that I had taken to bringing my iPhone with me on my runs in case Mrs H were to call with news that proceedings had begun. When I told a friend about this, she … Continue reading

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Halfway home

Looking for distractions to while away the time before the due date, we drove to Henley on Sunday for lunch. It was the first time that Mrs H had been back there since she had waited on tables up the … Continue reading

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