Before I became a blogger I worked as a project manager, on all kinds of projects in the arts, community programmes and volunteering. For around 8 years I worked on London 2012 related projects, delivering consultation projects that helped local communities understand the changes that were happing, or finding ways of getting older people involved….

So let’s get one thing straight….I am a runner…thats what I do, however what you might not know is I am also quite partial to trying other fitness stuff too…I swim, I cycle, I do yoga (badly) and very occasionally I do try more extreme things like circuit training, body pump and kettlebells, I just never…

It was working on ITV’s This Morning back in April that I came across Elle Sports, they are one of those brands that of course I knew about I just never really considered them as a place for me to buy kit. That was until on week 2 of my “Run for your life” feature…

Back in 2005 I worked for Newham Council trying to encourage local residents to back the London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Bid by volunteering in their local community. Was I an Olympic enthusiast…NO, did I play sport…NO, did I realise what an impact the games would have on me ABSOLUTELY NOT. I can’t ever remember…

For those of you that have been reading this blog for a while you will know that I live in Stratford, East London…the very same Stratford which hosted much of the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics a few years back. Stratford is a cool place to live. But it hasn’t always been so, and the…

When I was little my mum had quite a laid back approach to keeping an eye on us during the long summer holidays. We were allowed out to play, until we got hungry and could pretty much go as far as our little legs could carry us, and although we got into a few scrapes…

An idea stolen from some other members of the FMRMC, and a lazy way of getting a blog post out today – I present…a little bit more info about me….Enjoy!!! A. Attached orSingle?Attached to my Fiancé Fabian, for coming on 4 years now…handsome isn’t he? B. Best Friend? “The Lads” Nat & Tash – This…

So Friday is swimming day, well for Rose anyway, I just walk around the baby pool like a crab getting cramp and sing the odd nursery rhyme. But as discussed in a previous post I do normally walk the couple of miles there and back, but today I had to pop to the bank so…

I was rudely awoken at 5.15 from my post spinning slumber by a hungry baby, mine luckily and after feeding her and putting her back to sleep…I couldn’t sleep. So at 6.30 I decided to get up and fit some exercise into my day Despite my torture at the gym yesterday my legs were relatively…

I have been dreading my run all day. This morning I slept in until…get this…12.15pm, and woke up to find I could barely walk, my calves were so tight (probably from all those stairs yesterday), and seeing as my partner had sorted out the kids for half of the day I felt like I was…

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