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
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..
My running group leader, Mandy said we might feel depressed after the marathon. Committing so much of our time, energy and focus on that one thing for so long can leave you feeling a little lost when it all comes to a sudden halt. The runners high of crossing that finish line sadly, eventually does… Continue reading Cómo estàs?
The marathon is... 300+ miles over 5 months of training runs, dedicating time 4-5 days a week to running, long runs that get longer every week, adjusting your diet, testing race nutrition, testing kit, hydrating, running hills, speed training, adjusting your pace, driving routes to make water drops the night before a long run, muscle cramps,… Continue reading The Marathon is not on Race Day
I've decided to quit alcohol. Today I woke up feeling fresh and ready to take on the day, as I type its currently 9.30am and I've already done 3 loads of washing, the same however, can't be said for last Sunday. Last Sunday, I had a hangover, I felt rough, I was sick, it was… Continue reading Going sober
I stole borrowed this idea from Paul, although in my defence he did request his readers do the same, to give him ideas for new music. This was right up my street as I am aiming to run a marathon this year, I am always looking for new music to add to my playlist, just imagine… Continue reading Song Roulette