A Good Sweat

Sweating doesn’t just boil bad stuff out of us – it makes room for creativity and our better selves

The Turin Shroud juxtaposed with a sweat-stained T-shirt
One may be the face of Jesus, the other is a sweat stain shaped like a stubby cock and balls
Turin Shroud image: Wikimedia Commons

OH, I NEEDED that!

I’ve just run a fast five miles because I was turning into a bit of a nasty bastard at home.

It’s never a good sign when I threaten the cat with a kicking – swearing and jabbing a forefinger at him like someone I was squaring up to in a pub – and just because he keeps getting under my feet.   

But I’ve been feeling tired, stressed, and a bit ill for the past couple of days.

I had a couple of pre-holiday vaccinations 48 hours ago and have been sniffing and sneezing quite a bit.

It’s probably just the injections but – like everyone else in the world – I’m secretly terrified that Covid-19 has tracked me down.

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I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead (Tired)

There could be a hundred reasons why I’m not getting a decent night’s kip at the moment. But I mustn’t lose sleep over it…

A sleeping man's feet
Image: Wokandapix/pixabay

THERE’S A SCENE in the movie, Parker, when love interest Jennifer Lopez asks serial killer Jason Statham how he sleeps at night. 

He replies: ‘I don’t drink coffee after seven.’ 

​Oh Jase, if it were only that simple…

Because I never take caffeine after seven, yet I’ve been tossing and turning all night, and wish I knew why.

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