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 – and the team are delighted Bristol! As a virtual team, folk are also spread out across the country, which works well for stop-overs and we all love travelling by train, so that is a bonus.
This week Lesley and I were in Essen, Germany and last week I was in Nuremberg. Tomorrow four of us are in Portishead, a mere hop skip and a jump for us; our clients are so varied and the work is so interesting, we know we are very very lucky.
On Saturday I turn 46 and am celebrating by attempting my first triathlon, it’s what they call a ‘sprint’ triathlon I am reliably informed this is all about the shorter distances not the speed with which one needs to complete it. Thank goodness. So I have been training for the 400 m swim (which I am not looking forward to at all), 25k bike ride and 5k run by taking every opportunity , including those when I feel tired – as I reckon after the swim I’ll be tired, after the cycling I will be very tired and after the run I give if five mins in the car before I am asleep.
Then my next challenge is a half marathon, and I am doing that to raise money for the Taylor Bennett Foundation; more of that later.
And to keep challenging myself, get fitter, push the boundaries of what I think is possible and be a good role model to as many women and girls as I can, I am developing a 50 before I am 50 list. Here are the first 15: