We Are At WAR

We are at war. Nous sommes en guere.

On the evening of 12 March 2020, French residents were anxiously anticipating the Presidential televised speech at 20h00. The coronavirus situation in Europe was getting increasingly serious. It had come to a point where the French government had to undertake measures to slow down the spread of virus, following in the footsteps of Italy which …

Summer In Alaska

Never thought that I would have an opportunity to visit Alaska, USA. But, there I was in Anchorage, Alaska, after more than 20 hours of flying and transit time from Paris, France. Date: First week of August. Local time: 9pm. Venue: Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. Itinerary: Anchorage – Denali National Park – Kenai Fjords …

D-1 : Rambouillet SEMI-MARATHON

D-1 Rambouillet Semi Gear

Less than half a day to Rambouillet Semi-Marathon . Surcompensation Silviu and I have finished the Surcompensation (“Overcompensation” in English), our last run before D-Day. We did a relatively, easy-paced 5.5km run, interspersed with 6 sets of 20s sprints, with 30s of recovery between sets. I have never heard of “Surpcompensation” (translated as “Overcompensation”) until …