Monthly Archives: August 2014
The labyrinth is an ancient symbol dating back more than 3000 years. It is a universal symbol of pilgrimage and of our journey through life. * You may enter the labyrinth with a question or a special intention in mind. * Follow the path of the labyrinth from its entrance to the centre. […]
As runners our sense of chronology can sometimes become muddled. We end up telling time in terms of distance instead of the conventional use of hours, days, weeks, or months. In my case it has been 2,000.77 kilometres since the year began. And as I reflect back on the year so far I fondly recall […]
I spend much of my time among strangers. Running among them. Treading among them. I may spend hours with them jostling back and forth. Passing them and being passed in turn as the race reaches its final stages. So much time that these anonymous strangers somehow become friends. Admittedly I look some of these new […]
To the monumental relief of those who put up with me, my taper, under the auspices of the Hansons technique, has been pared from an ample 3 weeks to a willowy 10 days. I wonder how I’ll fare? Not just on race day. But in the next week and a half as well. Will my […]
As summer’s grip begins to slacken, its reign over the early hours is summarily threatened. It’s 5:30 a.m. and the night’s darkened tendrils still hang lasciviously over the city. Its progeny stalk the streets cackling menacingly. I am on their territory now. Whereas a mere 2 weeks ago the hour shone protectively upon my ilk […]
I was born on a Friday. Many many many Fridays ago. And so I say “Here’s to Fridays!” with this decadent and gooey Chocolate Meringue Cake. This delectable recipe isn’t my own but you can find it in the Apr/May 2014 issue of Donna Hay Magazine. Happy Friday!