How to give up smoking

It is possible to give up smoking. And it is possible to get healthy again. You just need to know how to avoid the bullshit.

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Developers are strange

I’ve spent many years writing code. And it’s made me realise that developers are a strange bunch. As reflected in this poem.

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The runners curse

I’ve written this poem because it sums up where my running is at the moment.

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Why specificity in your training matters

To improve your running you have to run. Cross training is a nice theory, but running long distances requires lots of time on your feet.

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How to code with Einstein

Learning to code with Einstein is a good way to clarify what your web build needs. How do you code with Einstein? Interpret some of his quotes, like this.

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For all the pain and suffering

This little poem uses the strict Triolet form. I thought it was ideal to get a simple message across about being a runner. Continue reading

Fast running: why pace is relative

Fast running is what most runners aim to do. But few of them will run the kind of events that appeal to me. And they will all have runners that are faster than them.

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Cry of the gulls

I wrote this poem while sitting in Tesco’s car park in Coventry. It was bloody freezing and it did seem like only the sea gulls were having fun.

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Is blogging just graffiti with punctuation?

Writing blog posts is a form of expression. Can blog posts be examples of serious writing? Or are they just graffiti with punctuation?

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Windy farts

I know, who writes a poem about farting? It is a hilarious topic, though.

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