Category Archive: Elvaston Castle

Teddy Bear’s Picnic at Elvaston Castle

We headed for the Teddy Bear’s Picnic at Elvaston Castle last week. Choosing teddies to take was difficult, in the end they decided on two each. We arrived at the lawn terraces to… Continue reading

My new training buddy

I feel I’m doomed never to run again at the moment. With injuries and bugs it feels never ending. Then to make matters worse I felt dreadful after last week’s Weston 5.  I… Continue reading

One year on – Golden Gates Gallop 2012

Golden Gates Gallop 2012, a 5 mile run, marks the anniversary of my first year of running.  I ran this last year with only one training run and finished with a time of… Continue reading

Gone fishing

The weather has not been so good this week, but the thought of staying in is just not pleasant. So we took a trip to Elvaston Castle, we seem to be regulars there… Continue reading

Tara Kinder 10K – Why do I do it?

Another PB! I was very happy with this result.  The last 10k, The Sinfin Classic was 55mins, Tara Kinder 53mins! I was quite surprised as I’ve felt a bit out of shape recently.… Continue reading

Making the most of it

The forecast was for a dry sunny day.  A forecast like this called for a picnic breakfast! Before the boys were born The Cyclist and I used to occasionally go for a dawn… Continue reading