Twenty years ago, a tall, slightly shy, slightly awkward guy called Lawrence joined my team at the outdoor centre I worked at, as part of his gap year. He then ended up at the same university as me and had soon adopted me as his surrogate sister away from home. Quickly he also became my … Continue reading Rest in fun, Loz. You are missed.
So, I wrote another blog for the Tough Girl Challenges blog series for Women in Sport week 2017. It's about my life in sport and I hope hearing about my rather mixed relationship and journey with sport might inspire and motivate others to find what makes them smile, even if there are hurdles to overcome. … Continue reading My life in Sport #wsw2017
Been a bit quiet on the blog front, for various reasons. Hopefully I'll be back on the writing wagon now. I'm curating a blogging season for the Women in the Outdoors group I help run, Tough Girl Challenges, so I thought I should really do it too! It's also Women in Sport week, so my … Continue reading I wrote a blog…
The anticipation of travelling can make me anxious But there is skiing to be done So feel the fear and do it anyway (*from Susan Jeffers' book) And next time, remember it was worth it Travelling has always been an anxiety trigger for me. As a child, we travelled a lot as a family. But … Continue reading Dancing with my fears in the mountains
So, my 2017 intentions for the mind are; Connect with friends, Make and Create, Time on the (yoga) mat. Over the years, I've learnt a lot about what makes me happy, calm and excited. However, life intervenes and I'm not always good at doing it. I've had redecorating my house and having garden parties on my … Continue reading Intentions for the mind
I love... red roses heart shaped chocolate slushy cards halloumi cups of tea my duvet yes, yes, ok. It's that day again. Stay with me, this is a bit of a stream of consciousness post! I always try to put a different spin on this day, because I am romantic, but not in a commercial … Continue reading Love, passion and all that…
Broadening boundaries Physically Emotionally Geographically Metaphorically Following on from my post introducing my intentions for my 40's and 2017, I'll now expand on the reasons behind them. To be honest, the overall intention - broadening my boundaries - has been my focus for a number of years. Unfortunately both physical and mental health issues, the associated … Continue reading Broadening my boundaries