Mindfulness, running, travel

Mindfulness: Practicing Bravery

Way back when I started this blog, one of my key focuses was mindfulness, and how to incorporate mindfulness into my everyday life, in spite of the stresses that came my way. Well, now I've decided to bring back the mindfulness series, with reflections, tips and techniques that I use now that I'm travelling. (Don't… Continue reading Mindfulness: Practicing Bravery

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health, Mindfulness, running, travel

The Backpacker Chronices – Week 5

What I've been up to  As you may have read last week, I was legit sick with a parasitic infection, which was rough to say the least. After moping around for about a week, feeling sorry for myself and waiting for the sickness to pass on its own, I finally called it, and went to… Continue reading The Backpacker Chronices – Week 5

running, travel

The Backpacker Chronicles – Week 1

Well hello there, it's been a while, hasn't it? Just a quick update on me- since the last time I wrote, I have: quit my job moved out of my flat packed a 10kg backpack run away to Central America Big stuff, right? Anyhow, this life change means that the focus of this blog is… Continue reading The Backpacker Chronicles – Week 1

marathon, running

Milestone Run: 17 Miles of Struggle

This weekend I had a tough run. But instead of calling it a tough run, i’m calling it a milestone run. Let me set the scene: I was invited along on a group trail run through the North Downs, by some friends at running club, one of whom was training for an ultra on that… Continue reading Milestone Run: 17 Miles of Struggle

marathon, running

Why I love speedwork, even when I hate it

I’m relatively new to speedwork. I only started doing tempo runs at the start of the year during prep for Manchester Marathon, and that was pretty much as far as I’d got. So that makes around 5 years of running without ever so much as trying an interval session, or even venturing out for a tentative… Continue reading Why I love speedwork, even when I hate it