Once upon a time, there was a boy who loved to run. He loved the feel of the wind through his hair, the uncovering of new trails, the sights, smells, and sounds along the way. Whenever he finished his work for the day, he would have a hearty supper and then he would run until the setting of the sun. People marvelled at how he had so much energy, to which he merrily replied: “I’m powered by what I love”.

One evening, he was running alongside a river deep in the countryside. Weaving in and out of the willows, butterflies…

Barney Trimble

British politics, foreign policy, and cricket.

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