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Reflections

On 18th February I am going into hospital, for elective surgery. That means, in short hand, surgery I have chosen to have. Who knew I would ever do that? I have a lot of...

11 Lockdown Lessons

I have been very quiet on here, and some of that has been because I was really really busy for the first few months of the year. Literally praying for a quieter week. [note...

26.2 dreams

On 13th September I went to my friend Malcolm’s funeral. it was a gloriously sunny day and I should have been going to his wedding. He was just over 50 and died far too...

The Marathonette Therapy Run

On Sunday I am running a half marathon. One of my running tribe has renamed this the marathonette. It’s not half anything, it is a bl**dy race, all of its own. It is after...

Taylor Bennett Foundation: get involved, get supporting

I have the privilege of chairing the Taylor Bennett Foundation (TBF), a charity founded some ten years ago by the inspirational Heather McGregor, then MD of Taylor Bennett the communications recruitment agency. Heather was...

Travel, Triathlons and Challenges

Well there is a heading I never thought I would write. We are currently travelling quite a lot as a team for work, with clients in Europe, Leeds, Portsmouth, London, Cheltenham, Cardiff, Hamble, Cornwall...

Running a business and running for headspace

I have written extensively about how running has changed my life.  I am delighted that Mel Bound the CEO and Founder of This Mum Runs (TMR) is going to be leading an interactive session...

IWD 2018

Tomorrow the news will be full of the importance of the day that is International Women’s Day. My message is clear and simple. I will not rest until every woman feels enabled and empowered...

Twelve Days of Christmas

So hello from a mild Bristol on Christmas Eve. I started this Christmas Eve like no other Рleading a social run for This Mum Runs,  at the speed of chat, for 11 women...

Why? Or Why Not?

Anyone who knows me, will say I like a challenge. Indeed I do, but I usually start out with some sense that I can do it.  Recently I have purposefully, inspired by friends, been...

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