Monthly Archives: June 2010

The day Hannah had a heart attack

Yesterday morning, as I was about to leave for work, Hannah started to clean the kitchen bin with bleach spray. A couple of minutes later, she started to have what, from previous experience, felt like an asthma attack. She felt it was burning in her lungs and told me she must have inhaled chlorine. Her… Read More »


A couple of weeks ago, I got my first blisters from barefooting. I’ve had a few hotspots before from form issues but have been able to use them to learn better form. This time, I went out at lunch time, after the sun had been baking the pavement for a good few hours. Air temp… Read More »

Reading Borough Council waste collection calendar

Last year, Reading Borough Council provided printed calendars with the dates for collections of rubbish and recycling etc. This year, they don’t seem to have done so. It took a little while of chasing links around the site, but in the end I found an online version. Go to My Reading and set your… Read More »