30 days now to the big ‘off.’
Yes, that’s right! My brother, Steve Robertson is walking from John O’Goats to Land’s End in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.
Yes I thought you were, you weren’t snoring quite as loudly as usual.
So before we go too far down the road of ‘The Jogle,’ there is something I feel I should own up to. Steve is not doing this alone. I thought you ought to know so that you don’t feel that I have in any way misrepresented the Jogle.
No it’s nothing like the PPI scandal and I…
I don’t see how you could possibly claim a refund, I checked just before we started this and you haven’t actually paid anything – yet.
Well no, thinking about donating isn’t the same as actually doing it, is it?
And anyway, you have no idea what it is that I was about to ‘fess up to, do you?
No, I thought not. So if I could just explain…
As I said, Steve is not doing the Jogle alone. He’ll be accompanied for forty per cent of the journey by wife Sue.
Yes, his wife Sue! He’s hardly going to be marching along with some random Sue who happens to be married to someone else, is he? Honestly – will you just let me finish!
Now for those of you who haven’t met him, Steve is tall. Very tall.
Sue on the other hand, isn’t.
Tall that is.
Which is probably why Sue will only be doing forty per cent of the route. For every stride that Steve takes she’ll be doing two and a half. At least. So – not quite half the distance, but the same amount of steps. Explain that to your Fitbit.
But don’t blink or you’ll miss her, she may be small but she’s speedy. In fact the only picture I could get was one of her disappearing into the distance. There was a rush of air and a loud noise which may have been a sonic boom as she sped past.
All this means, dear reader, is that technically speaking Sue should have been sponsored too.
And she’s not.
Sponsored that is.
So here’s an idea, you know that 10p you were generously and charitably going to donate toward Macmillan Cancer Support? How about making it 20p instead. Just to show willing.
You know it makes sense. Here’s the link to Steve’s just giving page. http://bit.ly/2Tzmjwi
In the meantime they’ll both be out training this Easter holiday weekend somewhere around here in the Black Country, so I suggest that you keep a sharp lookout – otherwise you may get trampled in the rush!
We’ll be back in ten days as the countdown continues.
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