Author Archives: JovialGnome

About JovialGnome

An occasional blog about sheep and parkrun...... let's face it, what else is there! 😃

Last three answers and final positions

My apologies, I should have posted the answers before, I was going to lats night but then I thought no, I’ll do it all tomorrow which is now today! Janathon 29th saw this picture   and it is b) Minerva … Continue reading

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Two more reveals

Almost forget to do this again which is what I did last night, my apologies! Mind you, as I’ve not run since Sunday it looks like I’m forgetting to run too! Here goes with Janathon 27th   and this cute … Continue reading

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Janathon 26th “Guess the Sheep”

This young lady (and my wellies) put in an appearance on Janathon 26th and I can confirm that it was a) Lavender Brown who was also ‘guess the sheep’ on Janathon 4th. Just one person guessed this one correctly so … Continue reading

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I’m revealing…

the answer to “guess the sheep” for Janathon 25th was b) George Weasley (born 17th February 2014) and brother to Fred Weasley (who was guess the sheep on 19th) Mum is Molly Weasley and Dad is Cranmore Presley who isn’t … Continue reading

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And so it ends

And a very enjoyable if rather cold parkrun at Great Notley was how my Janathon ended. Wobbled round a very pleasant two lap course in 32.28 which I was more than happy with given how icy it was and if you’re … Continue reading

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Only a parkrun to go

Which is something I normally tell myself about three miles from the end of a marathon but it is also true in this case as I am hoping to run Great Notley parkrun tomorrow as my last effort for Janathon. Meanwhile … Continue reading

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Not long now

Before we bid a fond farewell to Janathon – you just watch the weather improve! But for now, it could well be described as “brass monkey” weather as I did a five mile run in the dark and cold this … Continue reading

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My tiny hands are frozen

As is pretty much the rest of my anatomy! I’ve discovered that this house has an awful lot of draughts, sitting here typing this is akin to sitting in a wind tunnel! Anyway, you don’t want to know about that, … Continue reading

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Four more days!

And then I might give myself a day off – come to think of it, the 1st February is a Sunday so I probably won’t! 😦 Anyway, todays effort was a little over 6 miles which I found quite a … Continue reading

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Once more unto Ferry Meadows, dear friends

Because once again I couldn’t drag my sorry bottom out of bed for an early run so a lunchtime 3 mile run round this very scenic part of Peterborough was the order of the day. And who is this pretty … Continue reading

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