I’ve always had a big interest in books. And amid my interest in the classic and the contemporary novels, I’ve had a big passion for short stories and sports books. I’ve quoted a few of them on my
Literature and Sports pages but wanted to share them as pictorial form. You’ll find these two photos and plenty of others on my Instagram page of Raphaelalexx.
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I wanted to compete fairly, and with a clean conscience. Chocolate biscuits are a temptation for me, not anabolic steroids.
Kirsty Wade (1962 – ), British middle distance runner who won three Commonwealth gold medals in her time as an 800m and 1500m runner.
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