Book – I Contain Multitudes

I have read other books since my last post, just haven’t got round to writing anything about them yet (might also be that they are books one isn’t ready to confess to reading, yet). I’ve been following Ed Yong for a while on Ed Yong – Twitter but wasn’t aware that he had written a …

A stroll through Government Enclave and Central Business District

Zombie post brought back to life after a few months of abandonment. This morning I found myself at the bottom end of Main Mall, Gaborone without any wheels (that’s another story) and, since the weather was favourable, decided to walk home. Gaborone is a relatively young capital city, with almost none of it having been …

Soweto Marathon 2017

It’s 10 months since my last post (so much for the “I will write more” resolution), and the theme is the same: I ran another marathon (with another one coming up in just over a month).  Yes, I’m the subject of the joke that goes “How do you know whether somebody has run a marathon?” …

Diacore Gaborone Marathon 2017

Last week I ran my second Diacore Gaborone Marathon, two years after the first.  I was worried that I hadn’t done enough long runs during training to perform well, compared to how I remembered training before my first attempt, but I managed to knock 9 minutes off. So, for the benefit of anybody who is …