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Who run the world?

Two weeks ago I took part in the Great North Run, the world’s biggest half marathon with more than 57,000 runners from 178 countries. The 21k race in Newcastle was my fifth half marathon and by no means the fastest, but one of the most memorable. Before, during and after the race I met people […]

A bag of pick ‘n ‘mix

When I meet new people, especially during my travels abroad, the first question I get asked is where I come from. My answer is always, “I come from Sweden, but I’m a Londoner.” This is also followed with a declaration of love, “I really think that London is the best city in the world.” During […]