micke-midlife on March 27th, 2009

9 days to go. Was running with the racing shoes today that arrived yesterday. Good feeling. Tried to go hard and pushed the pace to 3:45 min/km several times. It’s tough, it feels like a distant wish to go that pace the whole marathon distance. But of course it’s -4 degrees out there right now, [...]

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micke-midlife on February 27th, 2009

… and others sure will like it, too! This one is simple if it weren’t for all the cutting stuff in preparation. But ingredients are basic and are found pretty much everywhere where this blog is read (tell me if I’m wrong here). The availability of ingredients is probably the biggest obstacle in transferring recipies [...]

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micke-midlife on February 9th, 2009

Again it says in the cooking instructions that this would take 10 minutes. And again I’m puzzeled how they clock this time. Working on the rocket leaves alone took me 10 mins. Or then we’re just bloody beginners, that holds true anyway. This time this is less a sauce more some kind of paste that [...]

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micke-midlife on January 30th, 2009

Good running, requires good food. Fast running, requires… eh yes, fast food. Not so much in the sense of hamburgers from the golden M, but rather a good pasta dish that can be prepared quickly. Time is at the essence (as we all know). Spending hours in the kitchen is not the first thing that [...]

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