“Plant yourself in the world you want to be a part of.” ~ Bex Band, the Ordinary Adventurer. For this reason, I drove to West Sussex alone, to camp in a field for 3 days during Storm Brian. Yestival is the brainchild of adventurer Dave Cornthwaite. This “self-propelled” man has completed fourteen 1,000-mile human powered expeditions all over the world and is the founder of … Continue reading Yestival 2017 – Festival Review
When I posted my behind-the-scenes magazine shoot pictures with Health & Fitness Magazine on FB, they got quite a lot of love. In hindsight this post might have been a little dramatic. I think I was tired – no surprise there then 😉 Click the link below to see how my day went. There’s also a video diary too. The Health & Fitness Magazine Photoshoot Continue reading Health & Fitness Magazine Photoshoot
Whilst chatting to a friend the other day, they made the most bizarre comment. Read more here! Some Call It Luck Continue reading Some Call It Luck
11/05/17 My goodness. I have been meaning to write this post for months. Perhaps even years. I don’t think I have ever grabbed my laptop quicker than I just did to write this post. I was mindlessly (embarrassed to say that) scrolling though Facebook and saw this (picture below). I recognised it instantly – Raynaud’s phenomenon. I am no doctor, neither am I a nutritionist so … Continue reading Curing Raynaud’s Phenomenon
Wed 03/05/17 I’m struggling to take it all in myself really. Could it be that I am finally feeling normal again? I haven’t felt like this in months! In fact, I forgot what it felt like. There was a part of me that was worried that I might never feel like this again. I genuinely thought that the amount of stress and pressure I had … Continue reading Could It Be??? I Am Back???
20/04/17 The (Not So) Secret Life of a Fundraiser…… After my last post, I figured it was only fair to deliver you a slightly more upbeat running commentary of my fundraising antics. Yesterday I secured a major sponsor! I am delighted to announce that eMoov will be the Lead Sponsor for my 1,800 mile rowing challenge around Great Britain! It hasn’t really sunk it yet. Have … Continue reading It Finally Happened!!!
Well….. that’s step 1 done…… At least I got out of bed after 36 hours. In that time I didn’t open the curtains (despite it being a wonderful sunny Good Friday), I didn’t eat, I barely drank anything, cried most of the time, threw in some sleep for good measure, didn’t shower or brush my teeth. I’m still in the same clothes I was wearing 3 days … Continue reading The Secret Life of a Fundraiser
28/03/17 Here’s round 2 of me delving into my life on the radio. This one didn’t feel like I was being thrown in at the deep end as much as the last. The guys from Phoenix FM were celebrating their 10th birthday and hosting the show on the road, which was fascinating to see. A few bits of technology whizzed their voices and music across to 40,000 people in Essex … Continue reading Radio Interview on Phoenix FM
21/03/17 Well that was exciting! I just got interviewed on The Ronnie Barbour Show on BBC Essex Radio. After getting to grips with doing interviews on the Tough Girl podcast, I didn’t feel as nervous as I usually do and arrived all prepared with cue cards in case I got tongue tied. In turns out that Ronnie didn’t even ask much about my rowing challenge! He had … Continue reading Radio Interview with BBC Essex
After the success of my February Challenge, The #SugarFreeFeb gang and I decided to continue with another monthly challenge: The 30 Day Cold Shower Challenge! (click the link on the text above the read where the idea came from). I’d already decided and started this challenge mid- late February after listening to Scott Carney’s What Doesn’t Kill Us audiobook. Amazingly, as I was about to suggest … Continue reading 30 DAY COLD SHOWER CHALLENGE – March 2016