Journeyman of faith†
Runner, writer, marketer.
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Liking the melancholy
Today I had a chat about how I was feeling with a mate of mine. The conversation developed and I revealed that I often find myself feeling I have an undercurrent of melancholy in my life. Never really happy, quite pessimistic, and somewhat detached from those around me.
- Top Story - November 2021
Why you have to give your best
In western society, we are blessed with so many resources, opportunities, and (for the most part) a great deal of time. The approach often taken by the masses is therefore to try and many things as possible and enjoy all there is to offer. With this, we are not ging our actions justice by spreading ourselves too thin, and consequently, we never get to experience progress.
Reflections from my first marathon
I’m a person with an obsessive personality. You’ll find me constantly wanting to have something to work towards. With lockdown being an obstacle to the plans I had, I wanted to put my mind productively towards a goal. Being interested in running and having one or two friends mention they wanted to do a marathon, I decided ‘why not?’ It couldn’t be that hard.” I was dead wrong. It was a whirlwind of emotions and easily one of the hardest things I’ve done. Here are some things I wish I knew beforehand.