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Scilly-bound

Well, the adventure has a started 🙂 It’s been a hectic couple of weeks. I’ve been busy trying to get everything ready for work as it’s the start of the academic year, whilst also preparing for two conferences, and also getting stressed about the Big Swim. Disaster has also struck… Read more…


St. Michael’s Mount Swim

Back in January, Stuart and I signed up for a 2.5km swim around St. Michael’s Mount in aid of the Chestnut Appeal, a local cancer charity. We thought it would be a good step towards the Scilly Swim Challenge and also an opportunity to go home to Cornwall for the Read more…


Penrose parkrun

Penrose parkrun finish funnel

Penrose parkrun #4 on 18th April was my first run since we got back from Japan. I was confident that I was feeling fit and healthy, even though I was fighting jet lag. I had looked at previous results and thought that I could do well. However, I was entirely Read more…


What goes down…

Lanhydrock parkrun course profile

Stuart and I decided that as we were in Cornwall today and a parkrun has finally started (Lanhydrock parkrun), we ought to go and try it out. It’s at Lanhydrock, a lovely National Trust property that is about 40 miles away from where my mum lives and not very far at Read more…