Author Archives: Mari

About Mari

Norwegian living in Malta, loves colours and cooking, running and taking pictures and generally rambling, both the in the wordy sense and the walking about kind...

Secret Santa and other musings

  December is my favourite month, not only is it my birth month, but I do love Christmas, always have done. This year have been a little strange in many ways. I am all by myself in a city that … Continue reading

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Today on my run…

A single leaf fell from a tree I caught it with both my hands just as it was about to touch my heart I admired the vivid yellow colour and the perfect shape The edges were turning brown yet that … Continue reading

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I am a marathoner!

Longer post and recap to come, but I am majorly excited about this and wanted to post something straight away! I ran the New York City marathon in 4.56.18, I had a dream of making it in less than 5 … Continue reading

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Light at the end of the tunnel

As I start writing this I am sitting in a coffee shop in Oxford (when I’ll end up posting it is another matter entirely) waiting for the Ashmolean Museum to open. This trip is partly inspired by a lovely new … Continue reading

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One Hit Wonder Wednesday and something completely different…

Sometimes a song is both really silly and really catchy… That makes for a great one hit wonder surely, I found this version from Top of the Pops which is wonderfully bizarre and very very 80s… By the way Dexys … Continue reading

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Weekend Wanderings: Procrastination Edition

I had one of those weekends where starting just about anything seemed like an insurmountable chore… Not that I even had that much I needed to do, track training with Mellieha AC on Saturday morning and long run on Sunday … Continue reading

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On Scotland: Edinburgh, in and around the Meadows

The Meadows in Edinburgh really are rather special, I guess that is the case with a lot of large green spaces, however I will write about this one as it is one I know and love. I remember the Meadows … Continue reading

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