Stephen Chapman

The second incarnation of my blog

Comic strip #3

July 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Back from France #1

Some iphone pictures. #1 Places

July 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Summer holiday heat

It was a day of 37 degree heat, so all we did was laze around…

July 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Comic strip #2

A day in the life of my dog… See other cartoons here.

July 7, 2016 · 4 Comments

SD 3rd July 2016

Something different: A video of the sun shining through the trees on to the tarmac. #trippy #sunshine through the trees in #hitchin A video posted by Stephen Chapman (@stephenc) on … Continue reading

July 3, 2016 · 1 Comment

SD 2nd July 2016

Something different: The logistics of Saturday where carefully planned and executed.  This should have happened for my birthday, but for various reasons had to be delayed until now. After the … Continue reading

July 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

2016 – Project PB Update #2

Earlier this year, I outlined my running aims for 2016. At the half way stage, here is an update: Current 5k PB – 22:27 Aiming at 21:59 or better Getting … Continue reading

June 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

SD 26th June 2016

Something different: This was my first time at the Hitchin Hard half marathon and they were right about the name! There was an 850ft ascent.  This picture shows the terrain for … Continue reading

June 26, 2016 · 2 Comments

SD 24th June 2016

Something different: My first comic strip… featuring a not original subject. I started with pen and watercolour and then made some digital touchups.

June 24, 2016 · 3 Comments

The lies have it

One comment on the EU referendum.  Then I will stay quiet for a while. I believe that this is a disastrous day for our country and especially the younger people … Continue reading

June 24, 2016

SD 22nd June 2016

Something different: After years of saying “we should really go to the pizza evening at a local(ish) pub” we actually went and had a fine and cheap meal, along with … Continue reading

June 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

SD 18th June 2016

Something different: For today’s Parkrun Saturday I completed a challenge – my own personal inverse duathlon. It consisted of a 13.1k cycle from home, then a 5k parkrun and finally … Continue reading

June 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

SD 17th June 2016

Running up that hill Just a few years ago, I started running to keep fit.  I now aim to run 3 times a week, possibly 4 if it’s not raining.  This is … Continue reading

June 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Weekly Photo Challenge: Curve

  Inspired by the daily post Follow me on Instagram – username is stephenc

June 17, 2016 · 12 Comments


Driving home from a meeting yesterday, the acres of red Poppies could be seen from several miles away.  Luckily there was a lay-by, so I had to stop to take … Continue reading

June 16, 2016 · 2 Comments

SD 15th June 2016

Something different: With Pete at a concert in London, I’ve had a busy evening alone with a list of things to do. But without realising it, I did it mostly … Continue reading

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SD 12th June 2016

Something different: I hadn’t realised that the course at todays St Albans half marathon was so hilly.  I figured that it was going to be a real challenge when a … Continue reading

June 12, 2016 · 2 Comments

SD 10th June 2016

Something different: I’ve invented a bread recipe for Stephen’s Nut, Seed and Oat Bread.  It tastes fantastic, with a rich flavour. Take a couple of tablespoons of mixed seeds (sunflower, pumpkin, … Continue reading

June 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Weekly Photo Challenge: Pure

Inspired by the daily post Follow me on Instagram – username is stephenc

June 10, 2016 · 1 Comment

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