london running

London is a great city for running and no, it doesn’t rain here all the time

Tuesday, 12 December 2017
Running in the city

I don’t usually have an annual total distance running goal as I’m more quality over quantity type of a runner and I get bored running more than 3 days a week. So last week when Susie Chan asked on Twitter how everyone was doing with their 2017 running, I looked up my Strava stats and saw that I’m actually pretty darn close to a nice round number – 2000km. That’s more than I’ve ever run in a year and it’s…

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Winter running: adjust your expectations

Once a week when I have my part-time day off from work, I take my kids to school and go for a run straight afterwards. When seeing me in my usual running gear, more and more people are surprised at the school gates and…

Monday, 4 December 2017

How to take your own running photos

Blogging is serious business these days and a lot of bloggers go the route of getting professional photoshoots a few times a year. That gives them nice high quality images for their blog and social media but not all bloggers can afford professional photography…

Sunday, 26 November 2017
Gifts for runners
running stuff I like

Gift ideas for runners – 2017

1. Runner sweatshirt by This Mum Runs • £39.99 The distance, the speed, the frequency doesn’t matter – if you run, you are a runner. Wear your identity with pride. Buy here 2. Ultra light low cut running socks by Feetures • £13.99 Perfect thickness…

Saturday, 18 November 2017
Waves of Bondi beach, I'd rather have those in my life
mental health


I have written so much in the past 7 days but I can’t publish any of it. I just can’t edit, polish, clarify, make it make sense. Anxiety comes in waves for me and while it actually helps me when I visualise it as…

Tuesday, 14 November 2017