So, this┬ásite obviously went very quiet a little time before I was supposed to do the Marathon des Sables. What happened? Unfortunately my job intervened in a fairly unavoidable way and I had no choice but to withdraw from the event, with the loss of my entire payment. It was obviously very frustrating, especially after all the preparation I had done, but I still fully intend to do the MDS at some point in the future, though probably not in 2017. In the meantime, I considered just shutting down this site, but I had found I was rather enjoying blogging … Continue reading Update