Monday, October 23, 2006

I'm used to people staring curiously at my artificial leg when I'm out running, but a kid who saw me limbering up for the Great South Run yesterday had a novel explanation for the strange-looking piece of carbon fibre attached my leg.

"Daddy, is that man a robot?" she asked.

The weather for the GSR couldn't have been worse -- torrential rain from start to finish and stiff sea breezes. I thought my finishing time of 1:28:13 was fairly respectable given the conditions.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ha! Would be interested to know how daddy replied.

12:12 PM  
Blogger Mark Mascolino said...


10:07 PM  

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