Coffee cup

UK Coffee Week

Some days it feels as though coffee flows through my veins. It is quite possibly my biggest vice (if you discount the strange character flaw that sets me off, giggling like a schoolboy, every time You’ve Been Framed repeats are shown). I have been trying to write a post on coffee for a little while now,…

Runner

A perfectly pleasant parkrun proposal

There’s a new tongue-twisting parkrun in town. And when I say “town” I mean the town just up the road. Which is great news for me; for a start I don’t need to get up quite so early on a Saturday morning now if I want to go to a parkrun. And why is it…

Charlestown

What a fool

We have one of those toasters in our canteen at work that slides around and around so very slowly, singeing one side of your bread, leaving the other side anemically pale. To celebrate the run-up to Easter the canteen has been stocked with hot cross buns, so I sliced one in half, popped it in…

100 posts

The evolution of Running Buffet

This post marks a landmark for the Running Buffet blog: the 100th post. “Only 100?” you ask, incredulously, “but it feels like I’ve endured enjoyed so very many more than that.” A lot has changed over those 100 posts, so I want to take a moment to look back at how this blog has changed,…

Climber

Up, up and away

On a rare work outing to Exeter last week, I got to enjoy both sides of this blog in one evening. First of all, we trooped down to the quay and went to Exeter Clip N Climb. If you haven’t been then I urge you to go, even if you think that you don’t like,…

PT & Nutrition 3

An evening with Plymouth PT and Nutrition

Twitter can land you in the most unexpected places. I was contacted recently through twitter by Georgia, whose partner Albert runs a personal training and nutrition advice service, Plymouth PT and Nutrition, with his friend Ali. I was asked if I would like to take a trip down to Plymouth to try one of their training sessions (for…

Eastern Spice

Running Buffet goes shopping

Friday was a rare day off and I had a few errands to run in Exeter, so I took the opportunity to drop into The Real Food Store in the city centre. I was expecting to find the usual array of products, and I did, but there was also a good number of new things…