Blood into Gold

Blood into Gold: A Birmingham Techno Ghost Story

“The invitation arrived six weeks ago, an old fashioned club flyer with an impossible lineup at a venue which had closed down years ago. There were door prices in single figures, the names of ticket outlets that hadn’t been seen

Blood into Gold

Blood into Gold: A Birmingham Techno Ghost Story

“The invitation arrived six weeks ago, an old fashioned club flyer with an impossible lineup at a venue which had closed down years ago. There were door prices in single figures, the names of ticket outlets that hadn’t been seen

In Deep #042

In Deep #042 (19th Nov 2013)

Featuring heavily this week are the three record labels at the top of my ‘listen immediately’ list: L.I.E.S., Echovolt and 100% Silk. These guys are really pushing my buttons at the moment; keeping my faith in house music alive. Pharaohs’

In Deep #042

In Deep #042 (19th Nov 2013)

Featuring heavily this week are the three record labels at the top of my ‘listen immediately’ list: L.I.E.S., Echovolt and 100% Silk. These guys are really pushing my buttons at the moment; keeping my faith in house music alive. Pharaohs’

In Deep #041

In Deep #041 (15th Oct 2013)

I’ve been picking up some great music over the last few months, so I thought it was time for another In Deep so the best of it can be savoured altogether in one long go. Most of this mix is

In Deep #041

In Deep #041 (15th Oct 2013)

I’ve been picking up some great music over the last few months, so I thought it was time for another In Deep so the best of it can be savoured altogether in one long go. Most of this mix is

zonked

Road testing Scott Jurek’s Chocolate Adzuki Bars

Last week I went out for a long run and zonked. I realised I was zonked when I tried to start up again after a drink stop at the three hour mark, and instead of finding a new spring in

zonked

Road testing Scott Jurek’s Chocolate Adzuki Bars

Last week I went out for a long run and zonked. I realised I was zonked when I tried to start up again after a drink stop at the three hour mark, and instead of finding a new spring in

Rail Trail Sign

Rimutaka Rail Trail

I’d heard that the Rimutaka Rail Trail was a popular cycling route, but it was “The Runners Guide to Wellington” which made me think it should be on my ‘to-do’ list of local running trails. The Rail Trail follows the

Rail Trail Sign

Rimutaka Rail Trail

I’d heard that the Rimutaka Rail Trail was a popular cycling route, but it was “The Runners Guide to Wellington” which made me think it should be on my ‘to-do’ list of local running trails. The Rail Trail follows the

straw runner

Where next? Dreaming of my first ultra

I’m on holiday at the moment which means plenty of time for running and, on the flipside, recovering. My ankles are the bits that seem most in need of a rest at the moment, which makes a change from shins

straw runner

Where next? Dreaming of my first ultra

I’m on holiday at the moment which means plenty of time for running and, on the flipside, recovering. My ankles are the bits that seem most in need of a rest at the moment, which makes a change from shins

Thetis immerses Achilles in the Styx

The Tragedy of Achilles

Anyone who’s ever watched a soap opera like Coronation Street or, especially, Eastenders will know that if everyone’s happy and having a good time, sitting down the pub on Christmas eve with a pint singing something jolly and looking forward

Thetis immerses Achilles in the Styx

The Tragedy of Achilles

Anyone who’s ever watched a soap opera like Coronation Street or, especially, Eastenders will know that if everyone’s happy and having a good time, sitting down the pub on Christmas eve with a pint singing something jolly and looking forward