Staying healthy during the cold …

The autumn and winter seasons are without a doubt my favourite time of year. It’s everything from the burnt orange leaves that litter the floor to the crisp blue skies that can be seen shortly after dawn. These seasons are filled with so many magical moments but they can sometimes…

Finding happiness on a 13.1 mile …

As I write this blog post I can’t help but smile. The Amsterdam half marathon has left a handprint on my heart. I’d completed my first half exactly 7 days before I took to Amsterdam but this race was different. On the outside looking in, not much had changed. My…

Life lessons learned from running …

Running a half marathon is probably one if the biggest mental and physical challenges that I have had to face thus far. It required commitment and relentless dedication, especially when an old injury began to resurface on race day. I wanted to quit but I was 3 miles from home and…

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.