Half Marathon Training Week 2

Time to reflect on the week two training vs ‘the plan’ Monday Plan was a tempo run. 1 mile easy, 4 miles HMP+30 , 1 mile easy and then continue at easy until I reach home. This run went well, it was nice weather (6c) with a slight drizzle in the air.   Tuesday – […]

Half Marathon Training Week 1

Time to reflect on the first weeks training vs ‘the plan’ Monday Plan was 6 miles/10k easy space run however I was still very unsure of my calf after the injury so it turned into run/walk affair making sure nothing broke.  It didn’t ! So that was a great confidence boost.  I was a bit […]

0 To 13.1 in 56 Days

Back in December 2018 I decided to run four half marathons in 2019, partly as a challenge to myself and partly to raise money for the Versus Arthritis charity  (formerly known as Arthritis Research UK).  Long story short,  if it wasn’t for the leaflet produced by this charity given to me at a hospital appointment, […]

Retro Gaming Advent Calendar – 21st to 25th December

  Now it’s time for the final countdown to Christmas – these final five games I have played, alot and they are all excellent and festive to boot. December 21st. Christmas Nights into Dreams – Saturn Nights is a Saturn classic, infact a modern day gaming classic and a game that if you have not played […]

Retro Gaming Advent Calendar – 11th to the 20th December

Ho-ho-ho and welcome to this second exciting instalment in my Retro Gaming Advert Calendar, this time taking you from the 11th to the 20th December. So grab your Quality Street tin and a cup of tea and get ready for some more crazy Christmas crackers. December 11th. Robocod – Amiga This game is great fun […]

Retro Gaming Advent Calendar – 1st December to 10th December

One of the best things about Christmas is the advent calendar, a sweet delicious chocolate behind each day to have with a lovely Gingerbread Latte. But what to do when enjoying this sugary madness ? , well you need a game …. ideally a retro game ! So I am putting together the 25 days […]

Cripes I was rubbish

As you will see from previous posts I attempted a one day a week game programming as something of a side hobby from my real work. This whilst having great progress turned out to be something I just didn’t have the time to do as real work == real money. However I do have alot […]

Development blog – Six – there is no six

Well like many great ideas, carving out some time from my real job to work on the game just wasn’t working. I have the choice to concentrate on what makes money or work on the game. So for now it is shelved – for how long, I don’t know, maybe weeks, months or forever. I […]