A refreshing New Year run under an unbroken blue sky

A perfect, clear winter morning with an unbroken blue sky, and very fitting for the start of a new year.  Not unpleasantly or bitingly cold, but just fresh enough to feel almost as though you’re getting a cleansing shower as you run along.  It’s difficult not to feel that the cool wind is sloughing off the heavy, sleepy, lazy layers and preparing you for a new start.

I stood at the top of Parliament Hill to catch my breath and looked over at the City for a while, thinking ‘Eugh…  I have to be back in that tomorrow!’, but that’s a day away…