Richard Wright

author of strange, dark fictions

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Footsplosion

Footsplosion

On days like this I could do with my own personal (cheap) cheerleading squad. I would like them to be quite burly cheerleaders, so that..

May 8, 2016
Kicks

Kicks

My new kicks have landed! They are the things that I will run the whole length of Hadrian’s Wall in this June! They have special magic..

April 10, 2016
Big Miles, Bare Feet & Backpacks

Big Miles, Bare Feet & Backpacks

With the Mighty Deerstalker completed there is now nothing standing between me and The Wall. 69 miles along Hadrian’s Wall, from the..

April 3, 2016
The Mighty Deerstalker 2016

The Mighty Deerstalker 2016

Today I feel like I’ve been beaten up by men with sticks. Tweed-clad men, with fire-hardened walking sticks. Dozens of tweed-clad men..

March 13, 2016
Deerstalker

Deerstalker

This is my new deerstalker cap. I think we can all agree that it is without question the finest thing I have ever owned. I do not know how..

March 7, 2016
The Clockwork Orange Tour

The Clockwork Orange Tour

Today I ran in exactly the way that Anthony Burgess doesn’t and never did. Fact. I’ll tell you about it in a minute, in..

February 28, 2016
The Wall And The Water

The Wall And The Water

Well I got that wrong. Which is a relief. You don’t get to say that very often when you’re training for an event. Getting..

February 14, 2016
Taken Up The Whangie

Taken Up The Whangie

So, Betty took Ryan and I up the Whangie. What? What’s funny about that? Oh for goodness sake. The Whangie, for those of you with a..

January 3, 2016
Running Adventures 2015

Running Adventures 2015

On Christmas day I went for my last run of the year, a sprightly three miles to finish off the Advent Running challenge. Of everything..

December 29, 2015
The Magnificent

The Magnificent

Firstly, Merry Xmas (or happy birthday if you’re Emma, Jim, or Jesus). I hope you’re happy, warm, surrounded by people you..

December 24, 2015
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