Some avid readers of Taffs Blog (hi Scots and Phil) may recall I did a Football Manager diary a few months back where I took West Ham to the title. Unfortunately I then had an epic computer crash and lost almost everything on the PC, including the West Ham save.
With World Cup fever in the air (as I type this I have Belgium-Russia on in the background) Ive decided to get a game of FM going again.
I’m using Steklo v4 skin (available on the steam workshop) and a data update of FM14 Transfers & Data Update Packs by_pr0FM.
I’m running England (down to Skrill Premier), France (down to League 2) Germany (down to 2. Bundesliga), Italy (down to Serie B), Netherlands (Eredivise only), Portugal (Liga ZON SAGRES only), Scotland (down to Championship) and Spain (down to Liga Adelante).
I’m going to start unemployed and see where the wind takes me!
Last weeks run was a real nightmare.
One of the slowest Ive done since I started back doing park runs. I just felt tired after the holiday, and not at it.
This week Ive started dieting again, keeping a count on my calories. Its time to get a bit more serious about getting fit and losing weight. How long it lasts I’m not sure, but I will try
So after a 2 week holiday I’m back and off and running.
Or not, as this update will show.
We had a great holiday in Tenerife, but there was a lot of time spent drinking and eating indulgently, and that really shows with this weeks run
So last week I didnt update the running blog, which probably made some people think it was a one time thing. Well actually the blisters I got from running 2 weeks ago left me barely able to walk so I volunteered instead. I ended up being timer, which I felt a lot of pressure on cause if I fucked up everyones gonna be mad at poor old Taffy! But we’re back to running the parkrun this week, before a 2 week break (volunteering next week and on holiday the week after).
Decided to update the blog on my running. This first one will probably be a bit longer than most. In the blogs I’m going to try and map the routes using the Runkeeper app, and post times and splits. Hopefully that will help keep track of how I’m doing.
As some of you may know, when I was 17-18 I was an active Triathlete, its something that I bring up every time any kind of physical activity gets brought up. My mum actually started doing the training first as she was dieting and as part of the diet if you did exercise you got to eat more which seemed a decent exchange. Â Growing up I was always pretty skinny and when I started doing the triathlon training I quickly became pretty good
If you’re not baking your own bread, why not?
500g Strong White Flour
10g Instant Yeast
30g unsalted butter – softened
320ml cold water
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We’re the champions. Yeah I keep mentioning this in the start but its a big deal. We now have to move on from the success and maintain things. How do we do that?
Make some signings.
The plan from our squad review – “Targets for next season have to be a striker (maybe 2) and at least one central defender. Maybe another left winger, and a reserve right back if Joey O’Brien leaves.”
Will we stick to it? MAAAAAYBBBBEEEEE
Champions League Quarter Final. Down 3-2 from the first leg. A semi final of the FA cup against a team we’ve never lost to. Top of the league, and with a match to come against the 2nd place team.
Its gonna be a fun ride boys.