On Sunday I ran Glasgow Half Marathon, part of the Great Run Series, I signed up for the race when I was in the midst of my Marathon training and loving running more than anything (even Prosecco) and I finally had a goal, other than just crossing the finish line, I wanted that sub 2hr!!… Continue reading Great Scottish Run • A-Z of problems
I'm small but I'm a tough cookie, well, I like to think I am so please for the purpose of this post just humour me! I can mow the the lawn, build a flat pack, I know a wrench from a ratchet, a slot head from a phillips and I can change the wheel on… Continue reading Damsel in Distress…
I'm not a parent so forgive me if it's arrogant of me to offer advice on parenting but hear me out. I'm a white girl, born in Scotland. Racism was never, to my memory, discussed in my household as a child, not at my friends houses, my church or even at my primary school. … Continue reading One for Parents
Today I had planned to be either road tripping La Cote d'Azur or signing the conclusion of missives on the purchase of a house... what was it Rabbie Burns said 'the best laid plans.... Instead, today I am at work, feeling a little miserable that my plans always seem to end up floating in the… Continue reading One Hundred
•DO NOT take a 2 month break from exercise... the return workout will kill you HURT like a mofo. •When you struggle to run 4 miles without stopping on Wednesday DO NOT then agree to join the running group for a 9 mile trail run on the Saturday, especially when your current trail run experience… Continue reading Notes to self…
Don't let social media fool you. Have you heard the quote "Don't compare your behind the scenes to everyone else's highlight reel" It's true. The thing about social media is people only post the good bits or the good photos, the highlight reel. In reality, the abs on that ripped goddess just look like rolls… Continue reading The Realness of Concealness
I'm not an animal lover. Apologies, that was a bit of a harsh way to open. I like animals, giraffes are my fave, but I don't LOVE animals. We were a pet free family when I was growing up. ' We can't get a kitten or a puppy, Angela's allergic!'. I'm sure my sisters resented… Continue reading Mans best friend..