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19 March 2015 0 Comments

Hiatus

noun a pause or break in continuity in a sequence or activity. “there was a brief hiatus in the war with France” It’s been over a month since I’ve posted on the blog, mainly for personal reasons: there has been a lot going in with my business and personal life that has meant that most […]

17 September 2014 0 Comments

The Brownlee Interview

Last week I was delighted to get asked by the Glaxo Smith Kline Human Performance Lab to ask the Brownlee Brothers a question or too in a Google Hangout with some other bloggers, all of whom seemed very serious triathlon dudes (except for the guy who had signed up for Ironman Nice – not sure […]

19 August 2014 0 Comments

Peanut Power

The internet is full of advice on how to make money by blogging – carrying ads, providing backlinks, taking guestposts etc. all provide ways of making a little pocket money if you’re serious. But to actually break big time and get the kind of attention that will make you a living is hugely difficult and […]

11 September 2013 0 Comments

Blogging on…

The first post on this blog was almost eight years ago. I recently published the 400th post. Perhaps the blog should get an award for longevity, if nothing else! It has always been a personal chronicle of my interest in triathlon with occasional sideways looks at pro cycling and cycling politics. I’ve tried to share […]

31 December 2012 0 Comments

Swings and Roundabouts

And so another year beckons. 2013 will be my eleventh season of triathlon and hopefully much better than the season that has gone before. I have already documented the injury-ravaged nightmare of last season. Suffice it to say that I managed to finish just a single triathlon. On the other hand, I successfully completed the […]

21 March 2012 0 Comments

Ethical Blogging

As someone who sets up blogsites for schools as a living, the idea that bloggers should behave in an ethical way is very important to me. I have reviewed a few products on this blog over the years (see below), and in every case they are products that I have purchased with my own hard […]

22 October 2011 0 Comments

300 Posts and counting

This is the 300th post on Irontwit. The 1st post appeared on 17th December, 2005 and by then I had already done 3 seasons of triathlon and had well and truly got the bug. I’m not sure what I expected when I started this blog beyond that it would track my adventures in triathlon, which […]

27 December 2010 1 Comment

2010 – Irontwit is 5

2010 has been a very mixed year for me, but one undoubted highlight is the fact that this blog has now reached 5 years of age. According to the tech blogs, blogging has passed its peak and more and more blogs are falling to the wayside as people take to Twitter and Facebook in ever […]