Why bucket lists are bad and why you should shun them

Let’s say I asked you to put together a bucket list – a list of things that you want to do before you die.

Before reading on just take a minute to think about what those things would be.

Done it? Okay I will continue…

Without even knowing you I bet it included something of the following:

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Yamas! Enjoy life like a Greek islander

I have just come back from Rhodes, a Greek island and life there seemed so much simpler than what we have in the UK.

Rhodes – a Greek island, but nearer Turkey

The jobs seem to mostly relate to tourism (or are a byproduct created because of tourism) and as a result the people who live there work so hard in the tourist season and presumably in the off season get a chance to rest.

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Christmas Eve…

I was going to post something today.  But then I remembered that it was Christmas Eve, so thought I would leave it until everyone is back to normal.

So instead, please see one of my favourite Christmas songs that never fails to put a smile on my face:

Happy Christmas

  • James

How not to prepare for a 10k race

Prior to my well organised Spartan double, last month I did the Pudsey 10k.

This was quiet a significant race as:

  • This was the first time that I had done a 10k race since July last year
  • It marked the first time that I have run such a distance since September last year.
  • Not only was I unprepared race fitness wise – I also managed to do everything wrong in my preparations

As a result I achieved a personal worse of 58 minutes.  This is 15 minutes off my personal best – how did I fall so badly?

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Merry Christmas

DSCF0087Thanks for the support so far, hope you have a great christmas (or whatever holiday you choose to follow) and are ready for new personal development opportunities in the New Year.

 

It’s beginning to look a lot like christmas

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Tenerife Bar Scene

bar

I don’t know why I took this picture of the bar.  Perhaps being a young, intoxicated man on holiday seeing a blonde girl swinging round a pole in a bar enticed me.

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