I came up with a better way of synchronising my Instagram posts on my Ghost blog (this) using a fairly simple node script and some third party libraries. This post explains how.
NOTE 10/08/2020: I came up with a better way of doing this. This post is on my blog. A Ghost blog. This is my Instagram which I have been posting to more often recently as a result of my Tomrades challenge - my challenge to run Comrades 2019
I feel that I could reasonably post the above video and leave it at that. I have a penchant to make untrue claims about the length of time I have had a goal. When I got into the Boston Marathon I made a point of how it had been a
I received an interesting link in my inbox this morning to a HN post entitled 'What was the best decision you made in your career?' It contained so many pearls of wisdom that I had to write a blog post. In the time in took me to write the
I did not start the 2018 Chicago marathon. Instead I deferred my entry. This blog explains why and outlines my running plans going forward.
On a few occasions now whilst logged into the various Google product control panels I have noted the option to use Google Tag Manager (GTM) to complete the task at hand. Until now I have never done so. To verify domain name ownership in Webmaster Tools I have added meta
TL;DR My company has built an ecommerce website for runners/cyclists/people who want to buy energy gels - EnergyGels.com. This blog post outlines why as well as some of the technical implementation considerations/details. The idea I have always been intrigued by the idea of building and
On 16th April 2018 I ran the 122nd Boston Marathon in 2:58:18. Not a personal best but definitely, secretly, really a personal best given the race conditions/my condition. Training I did Hal Higdon's Advanced 2 plan (again). I had used this for my first marathon in Manchester.
For my part, there are a few simple lessons here: * Plan further in advance. * Plan for the unexpected. * Acknowledge that big companies are often incompetent. I am currently in Victoria, BC. I intended to head back to Vancouver, BC today prior to going home in early April. I had reached
I stumbled upon an extremely interesting post by Kevin Love who is (apparently) a professional NBA Basketball player. It is a fantastic post about mental health issues, the title of which neatly sums it up: "Everyone Is Going Through Something". I read this post and it set my cogs spinning
tl;dr Whilst writing this I changed my mind. You should read it. I wrote a review post about my 2017 and one about running a half marathon in Vancouver, Canada. I don’t think I wrote a more general one about Vancouver. I am on the train now from
On 11th February 2018 I ran the Pacific Road Runner’s First Half in Vancouver, Canada. I ran a 1:25:23 - a Personal Best. Since being in Vancouver I have been running with a club at Forerunners on 4th Street. Having run with them a few times I