Reflections from my grandfather’s deathbed

The phone buzzed away - my dad ringing, it was out of character for him to call at this time, he would know I was just home from work having dinner. It had to be bad. Grandad’s health had declined overnight and was now he was in a vegetative sleeping state - he might have … Continue reading Reflections from my grandfather’s deathbed

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No ego, No quit, No hate

Recently I had the pleasure of running the No Ego Challenge, a delightful five mile trail race that starts at 6.30pm.  Because of this noticeable caveat, it is pitch black, therefore a head torch is not a luxury, but a must to run. As it was my first race in almost two years, No Ego … Continue reading No ego, No quit, No hate

The Tour De France… in Yorkshire

The Tour De France... in Yorkshire:     So the Tour de France came to Yorkshire...  This was a pretty historic occasions as I don't think there has ever been an event of this magnitude in Yorkshire ever.  This was not an experience I wanted to miss, so I went to Leeds to see the start. I … Continue reading The Tour De France… in Yorkshire

Review: Jessica Ennis – Unbelievable

Review: Jessica Ennis - Unbelievable:      To inspire my training for Badass Mudder I have utilised my library membership reading the biographies of a number of athletes to inspire me and to get an understanding on the way of the winner.   I started off with Jessica Ennis - Unbelievable. Unfortunately a few pages in you … Continue reading Review: Jessica Ennis – Unbelievable

Come to Yorkshire

Come down to Yorkshire I'll show you round. We can see the history in York, go round the bars in Leeds or head up to Whitby and see the sea. Also, we have Tour de France coming up soon... I love travelling, but my roots are in my home. York