Apologies for the delayed update, but as you may already know we swung round the South Pole on Boxing Day and are now on the homeward leg of our journey.
When China declared its new air defence identification zone (ADIZ) on November 23, it caught many off-guard. Beijing now requires foreign aircrafts entering their newly-established zone to identify themselves to the authorities or face punitive measures at China’s discretion. However the zone overlaps areas that Japan, South Korea and Taiwan also claim, most importantly the disputed islands in the East China Sea that Japan calls Senkaku and China calls Diaoyu, which has seen over a year of sabre-rattling between China and Japan.
So the last Sunday before Christmas and have you given a thought for your mutt? It seems so, spending on dogs is on the up this year and again, thus demonstrating the success of the hound pound.
Plus today’s festive address…
Plus, your chance to live in Christmas Pie Avenue
Well, I was right. Mostly right. As predicted, today was messy. Hannah played Mary, ‘Purple’ class played green aliens, 80 other immensely special (in the ‘unique’ and ‘brilliant’ sense of the word) children played stars, angels, donkeys, sheep, kings and shepherds, and I, you’ve guessed it, wept.
We woke up at six this morning to a suspiciously dimly-lit tent. Usually the bright glare and heat of the sun is plainly obvious on one side of the tent in the morning, but if it’s not then it probably means there’s a lot of cloud outside.
It’s been two long months since I have last written and even longer since I have filled you in on how my treatment is going.
What would it be like to run around the world? It’s one of life’s great questions…well, maybe not for most people, but absolutely for me! My name is Kevin Carr, and I’m an ultra-marathon runner attempting to circumnavigate the world on foot, without the help of a support team.
Plus festive address of the day…
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