Beckbury Trail 9K 2018

5c on a chilly Sunday morning and it was race time again!  Only two weeks after my last race it was time to get up early, force down a bowl of porridge and frantically search for the safety pins!  Beckbury is a lovely little village about 15 minutes away from me, it's the sort of... Continue Reading →

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Bridgnorth 10k 2018

50 training sessions 60 hours 202 miles Was it worth it - 100% yes So let's go back to the beginning - I booked this race months ago. I had missed out in 2017 as it's quite a small number of runners; 400 this year. I wanted to run around my home town; the place... Continue Reading →

Hadrian’s Wall Day Three

Day three - 19 miles to go, 63 in total¬† 6am alarm - hardly any sleep on the yoga map in a sleeping bag that doesn't zip up properly. I was shaking all night, not necessarily from the cold just from the sheer exhaustion. Get up, try to walk, put your shoes on and want... Continue Reading →

Hadrian’s Wall Day Two

Day two - 23 miles on the plan; bringing our total to 44 miles Alarm set for 6am, roughly 7 hours of bad sleep in a tent on a yoga mat with a sleeping bag that didn't zip up properly... Walking 20 miles is all well and good, walking another 20 miles the next time... Continue Reading →

Hadrian’s Wall Day One

It's taken me two full weeks to be in a place to process the enormity of what we achieved up there on the wall. It's all going to get a bit Game of Thronesy the amount of times I epically state 'The WALL' Let's start at the beginning - Day one!¬† Alarm set for 3:15am,... Continue Reading →

Why Severn Hospice?

If you watch the news or read about the NHS, especially around winter times, you will have heard the term 'bed blocking'. This is without a doubt the biggest travesty in the NHS right now and it costs millions, literally millions every year. It is predicament where a patient no longer requires hospital care but... Continue Reading →

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