Girls ski trip!

I know, I know, I haven’t updated for ages, I have been running too much, I swear! That’s what next post is about. This one is a just a quick catch up on my week away skiing with my friend Justine, daughter Jamie and niece Nikki.  Girls road trip! We left for Cooma on the…

Christmas Treats

Well the 25th December is almost here and I’m getting pretty excited! This is what the days leading up to my Christmas are looking like: THE OTHER 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS 12 – glasses of champagne I’m going to need (times oooooh, let’s say, 10!) 11 – pressies left to wrap 10 – ornaments the cats have ripped…

Be prepared

  One of the best things you can do in training for any race is to prepare yourself for what conditions will be like on race day. This is even more true of both trail and longer events where small problems can become big ones over the course of the run. Knowing the condition of…

Training while travelling

SO – obviously based on my lack of posts I have been very busy this year. This has been a Very Good Thing, but has also left me unable to update here as often as I want to. I am going to try to be more disciplined about it because it would be a shame…

From Paris to Nottingham to London and home

I could spend the next 5 blog posts showing you photos of Paris, but instead I’ll just give you one more picture-heavy holiday running post. Needless to say we had a wonderful time. The Eiffel Tower by night… Galeries Lafayette by day… Les fontaines des innocents – with a little not-so-innocent  in front of it!…

The end of the Great Silence – and a Paris run

Finally! Time to get back to our regular programming… Due to some intense family issues, namely my daughter repeatedly bleeding all over the place after a routine tonsillectomy, I have been hard pressed to make sure I shower daily, let alone type up a blog post. However, all is now well. My little trooper has recovered…