A Spectator In Berlin

10 years has passed since I first visited Berlin and as expected, a lot has changed. What I once remembered to be a gothic looking city that was a little bit behind in the terms of fashion, style and perhaps even culture, has become a metropolitan city that almost looks…

Saying Yes to the Dress

  In less than 5 months time I will be getting married. I can’t believe I just said that. It feels like it was just yesterday when I had tears streaming down my face as I said “Yes”, in Bali. And now 11 months on, the big day is just…

The Journey So Far

10 weeks have passed since I decided to sign up for my first half marathon and in that time I have signed up to another one, had some amazing running sessions and had some not so great ones too. And with just under 4 weeks until I complete the Royal…

A Summer of Sport: Fitness …

I absolutely love the Olympics and the Summer of Sport.  It’s by far my favourite sporting event and although it only lasts a mere 14 or so days, it leaves me feeling inspired, motivated and determined to do something extraordinary…long after the games have finished.

Running Recovery

Now that I have decided to run a half marathon, the frequency and distance of my runs has increased and upping the intensity means that it takes a little longer to recover. The key to half marathon prep is consistency, and although you may be tempted to quadruple your mileage…

Taking Time Out

  As I become older and further my career, taking time out being able to “switch off” is becoming more and more important. In the past it’s not something that I have managed well, but as I develop person so does my ability to be able to switch off from…

Facing My Running Fears: Amsterdam …

  I am running the Amsterdam half marathon! Yes, this is Tashi talking and not some long distance running enthusiast. It’s me, the middle distance runner who fears running further than 10km. But here I am, facing my fears and booking my first half Marathon.