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Rage against the machine aka parenting in London

I’ve been a bit (more than usual) ragey against the machine lately. The machine that is the school system(s) and society and the world in general that we live in. My 7-year old’s teachers say that some parents have asked for more homework for…

Friday, 12 February 2016
daily life london

Walk the tube

When I first moved to London almost 10 years ago, I took the tube everywhere. It was almost like a safety thing – if you got lost, you just had to get underground and you’d be able to easily navigate your way home. Then…

Thursday, 12 November 2015
Kilos for a Cure
crossfit london running

New 10k PB and a new Grace PB

Two weeks ago I ran the Clapham Common 10km race. The one that’s really, really bendy and not my favourite route at all: I had the time of 45:57 to beat though, so bendy or not, I went for a PB. Innovation Sports races…

Wednesday, 28 October 2015
nutrition reviews

Lu-Ma organic cafe in Wimbledon

Today I popped into Lu-Ma Cafe in Wimbledon for the first time. It’s been open for over a year and I often walk past it but for some reason I’ve never been in before. The cafe has plenty of seating inside and outside, in…

Wednesday, 22 July 2015
bouldering fitness

Trying out something new: bouldering

This week has flown by with a label of "rest & recovery" firmly attached to it. Sometimes the body needs it, in tough training cycles it's recommended to do an easier week after every 3 weeks and even though I'm not in official marathon…

Sunday, 24 November 2013
marathon running

30 km aka 18 miles aka Euphoria!

With two bottles of water + nuun tablets in them, a new Torq banoffee energy gel and bus/tube/train pass in my pocket just in case, I headed out for a 30km run this afternoon. I ran the first 6km with the Mr, when he…

Saturday, 16 February 2013