29/7/201812 km on GKVK trail at 5:17 pace. With some ideas for the farm.
I do not know this Mulk Raj Anand who sat in London’s public bars and made small talk. Delightful though. Conversations in Bloomsbury is a rather unusual book. Life knocked out the humor in him in later years or he chose to write that way, I am not sure.
28/07/2018 GKVK Trail today. Waited for the train to pass. Somewhere in the canopy a Bulbul’s chirp could be heard. Ants love the rain too, it appears. After a shower, there are always plenty. Took a break watching ants, resumed on a Punjabi playlist. 12 km with 5:16 pace. Another long break and I should … Continue reading
All pics & text from a Runner’s World cover on Heinrich. He was 73 y.o at the time of this story.
“In the morning all the birds are chirping and everything is going on,” he says. “I grab a coffee and get to work. Then when I get tired, I take off. If I run out of ideas, I go for a run, and things fall into place.”
The analogy! To Heinrich, the ineffable sensations a fit runner experiences on a good 10-miler are similar to the joy he thinks migratory birds must have when flying. He writes, “What makes the blackpoll warbler strike out south in the fall after a cold front is probably not fundamentally different from what motivates me to … Continue reading Heinrich – 2
Heinrich won his debut marathon, in San Francisco, in October 1979 in 2:29:16. He improved to 2:22:34 a few months later at the West Valley Marathon in Burlingame, Calif. Two days after turning 40, Heinrich won the masters division at the 1980 Boston Marathon in 2:25:25. As in his first marathon, where he took the … Continue reading Heinrich – 1
Mel Brooks is 92. Here is some from a brilliant piece on him- A few weeks earlier, in his office at the Culver Studios in Los Angeles, he moved back and forth in his desk chair, but at a certain point he stood up and remained standing, shooting out songs and stories, restaurant and hotel advice, … Continue reading A portrait
Late night track.mehsoos na kar…