Three months of diligent marathon training have come to an end and the big day is tomorrow. Here I am now, sitting and waiting for those last 24 hours to go by tilRead More

A Happy New Year to all of you!I have never been a big fan of New Year’s Eve parties and New Year resolutions. I never understood what the craze was all about, asRead More

The year is coming to a close. Everybody seems to be wrapped up in the Christmas frenzy. Although I have been living in Dubai for 10 years, and have spent 9 Christmasses (isRead More

Good news from the marathon training front: firstly, my groin and hamstring niggles are gone. Secondly, the weather in Dubai has finally cooled down so much that running outside is pure pleasure. Thirdly,Read More

How much of an addictive nature is necessary to be a long distance runner? My unscientific and tongue-in-cheek theory has always been that long distance running is for the untalented people. In myRead More

My blog is slowly turning into a running blog with random healthy recipes added to each blog post. I am not sure I like this new direction yet. It all seems less coherent.Read More

The big day has finally come: only 3 more days to go until the Berlin marathon. Tonight, I’ll be flying out to Germany. I am usually not a person who packs days inRead More

An update on my marathon training and progress of my healing running injury is overdue. It’s been 10 days since I last posted here and whined and moaned in a lengthy post aboutRead More

The higher you climb the harder you fall. It’s been sometime since my last post. Not only was I on holidays and traveling abroad, as this has never kept me from posting here,Read More

I have spent the last two weeks in Germany and Portugal, as our long awaited and well deserved annual holidays and break from Dubai everyday life and routines have finally come. I am inRead More

A last quick recipe before I hop on the plane for my annual summer holidays in Germany and Portugal tomorrow morning. I can’t wait to get out of the Dubai summer heat. IRead More

 The third week of my marathon training is just completed and everything is going according to plan. Last week I ran a total mileage of 78k/48mi with just one rest day. That wasRead More

Ten days since my last post, and by now I am two weeks into my marathon training. I am saying this because it’s the main reason why it took me so long forRead More

I warned you last week: energy-dense recipes are on their way! Which means my marathon training is on the way. I am slightly exaggerating at this point, as today will only be DayRead More

How many and what kind of childhood injuries did you have? I am talking about stitched-up lacerations, arms or legs in casts, scars, etc? I had my wrist broken when I was 11-12Read More