Stephen Chapman

The second incarnation of my blog

Ode to chocolate

Jean Tobler was the founder He made the chocolate that I crave Little peaks of loveliness But he’s now is spinning in his grave. Cos yesterday I bought a Toblerone … Continue reading

November 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

October running challenge

I haven’t run that much over the past month and have only attempted 1 long run in October, so with a few days off work, I thought I would challenge myself.  My … Continue reading

October 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Comic strip #4

A day in the life. See other cartoons here.

October 23, 2016 · 1 Comment

2016 – Project PB Update #3

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

October 21, 2016 · 1 Comment

From the weekend

Some shots of North Kent during a muddy dog walk…

August 18, 2016 · 3 Comments

Happy birthday snoopy

I heard on the radio that today is Snoopy’s birthday (yes, a cartoon dog can have a birthday), so here is a little comic square from me and my dog…

August 10, 2016 · 1 Comment

The post 6 o’clock dance

As I type this, I’m on my way back from London on an uncomfortably packed and warm train with many dejected looking people.  Luckily I haven’t had to commute for … Continue reading

August 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Tom and Dan

As most of the newspapers have forgotten there were 2 divers last night and have cropped out “the one who isn’t Tom”, here’s a great TV cap of our medal … Continue reading

August 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Back from France #2

Some iphone pictures. #2 Zac, Pete, Me

July 28, 2016 · 1 Comment

Comic strip #3

The tough Jack Russell. See other cartoons here.

July 27, 2016 · 3 Comments

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

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