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Monday Morning Motivation – The marvellous Mimi Hughes

Mimi Hughes in the water

Mimi Hughes is an American long-distance swimmer who has crossed the Bering Strait and swum the length of many rivers, including the Tennessee, the Danube, the Drava and the Mura. Mimi was interviewed by GOTRIbal: To get herself through her long-distance swims, Mimi relies on many motivational sayings, such as: Read more…


#TWIETing again

Granny Smith apple

Yesterday, I took my lovely running group out for a hill training session. We’ve got a fantastic hill loop nearby – to the right is a short, sharp hill and then at the top, it is possible to continue round and then down a long, slow incline until you return Read more…


What’s a #TWIET?

Blueberry protein porridge ingredients

So, today marks the first day of #TWIET – Tweet What I Eat Tuesday. I’ll be sharing what I’m eating with you on Twitter (and here) in the hope that it shames me into making healthy choices. It will also be interesting to get some feedback from people on alternative Read more…


Back to Southampton

Woman doing a split leap on the beach in Hawaii

I returned to a hectic day at work. Before running I managed to read Chrissie Wellington’s latest blog post about body confidence.  I agree with her proposition that everyone has some issues with body confidence. However, there is a difference between being paranoid about what you look like and being Read more…