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Seriously? Prioritise?

So now I know why S*itting Seagull spared me last Saturday at The Cub’s lifeguard competition where all other parents got decorated by sweeping seabird poo: said seagull is clairvoyant … Continue reading

July 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Why are my running shoes so clean?

Because it feels like I’ve been living at the pool for the past two weeks, so much so that taking a shower at home now feels weird. Have I suddenly decided … Continue reading

May 20, 2017 · 2 Comments

Is fundraising for charity just a way of getting an entry to a sold-out race?

Absolutely not! The first reason to fundraise is to do something you believe in. What’s more, entries to my race weren’t even sold out! So you may or may not remember that a little while ago … Continue reading

May 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Living with a Fitbit Charge 2

Yes, it felt like I’d invited someone in my life when I purchased the Charge 2. I’m not into naming things so it remained “Le Fitbit” but it nonetheless displayed … Continue reading

April 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Darth Mannion Beach & Swamp Run Challenge VIII edition

When I signed up for the Darth Mannion Beach and Swamp Run Challenge on the 5th of November last year, I didn’t quite expect it to turn out into such … Continue reading

March 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Equally Inspiring – did you say food?

Week three of the Equally Inspiring coaching and looks like my lovely coach took advantage of me being French because she started talking about food. No, not baguettes and croissants but … Continue reading

March 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Get ugly!

Right so this is only the second week of coached training and it’s already getting ugly? Well, not quite although it’s definitely starting to hurt. I also got seriously muddy … Continue reading

March 13, 2017 · 3 Comments

Equally inspiring coaching – relationship

How exciting! I’ve now officially begun the countdown to the Cardiff Olympic distance triathlon, that me and my Equally Inspiring coach have identified as the A race towards which we’re … Continue reading

March 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Signed up to Ironman Wales and ready to make friends with the jellies

What better time than St David’s day to announce that I signed up yesterday for Ironman Wales and it’s (almost) all because of Rhyzostoma pulmo. Yes, I’m talking about those … Continue reading

March 1, 2017 · 6 Comments

Lessons from 2016

It’s 7:30 am, and I’m swimming my blurry way in the Main-Donau-Kanal. Why? because creature of habit that I am, just before getting in the water for the start of … Continue reading

February 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

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