Pleshey and Essex Half Marathon

Pleshey and Essex Half Marathon

Everyone loves the underdog… On Sunday I donned my best BBQing outfit. I cooked over 250 bacon rolls for a group of hungry runners and spectators.   Why?   In my village we host the Pleshey and Essex Half Marathon for Springfield Striders. I’m a part of our village...
What’s it like to do your first triathlon – Ironman 70.3

What’s it like to do your first triathlon – Ironman 70.3

My First Triathlon It was an Ironman 70.3 in Vichy, France,  I can remember my first triathlon it in every detail. Like I remember the birth of my children. That might sound cliche, but something different was born in me that day. The fear of the 1900m open water swim...
A lesson from an Orca Whale…

A lesson from an Orca Whale…

Lessons from an Orca Whale? After coming back from the US there were a few occasions I’d eaten so much I felt like Whale, but that’s not it. One of the big parks in Florida is Sea World. Is it a fantastic place. It’s like an an Aquarium on steroids. Educational and...

I’m broke…

I’m writing this email on the plane back to Blighty. I’m returning from a family holiday in the good ole USA in Florida. I’m physically slightly heavier and also financially lighter than when I went out! I had a great time but I but there was some...