I was so busy scurrying through my Sunday i didn't get the chance to post my Monza track - i strongly suspect this failure leaves me wholly responsible for Fernando's retirement from the iconic Italian race due to mechanical failure - his first in literally YEARS! Feeling dreadfully guilty
Otherwise i thought i'd done everything right; i ran the track, i made morning coffee in my Bialetti espresso maker, Prodigal Son made pizza from scratch for us all for lunch, Dad and i drank delicious Chianti, we had parmesan on our rocket leaves, fresh figs and peaches .... it was Italy in Cyprus here for a day BUT still i seemed to have jinxed my best boy
For those of you who know your F1 tracks i totally realize this looks rubbish cos the sea stops me in my tracks (hohoho) but i managed both Lesmos, a back-to-front Ascari and quite a close Parabolica! Plus the distance is about right. It just looks weird, sorry
Running-wise i think i may have vaguely lost the plot - lacking in mental endurance - i broke Prodigal Son's i-pod a month ago (not on purpose, we just suddenly noticed it had a smashed screen and we can only think that it got squashed by something in a bag sometime) so it's been ages since i had any music or podcasts for company - i struggled to keep on going through the 6km loop this morning (until the last km which was easy!) and, previously, that was definitely my strength, slow but indefatigable Need to try harder!!! Will try harder! By not trying harder, if you see what i mean!
Also, i should tell you, i tripped over a piece of dust while out walking Lucy Beagle on Friday morning and have scabby knees which are oozing pus and are a bit sore - quite a few folk out and about this morning gave my swollen, mis-shapen literally "shredded" knees a double-take as i panted past. Dangerous sport, this running!
Oh oh oh and the best bit, i nearly forgot, it RAINED right at the end of my warm-down walk! It hasn't rained since May and shouldn't really rain til October so that was aMazing - 6 or 7 drops at least i felt! Hence the brolly on my picture!
Cool Runnings everyone for the week ahead - try and stay strong, up on your two pins, nice and fit and healthy