Pool-based swim challenges to keep you motivated

At this time of year, open-water swim challenges can seem like they are in the distant future (unless you are a hardcore all-weathers swimmer). It’s easy to lose motivation for pool swimming unless you have… View Post

How I qualified for Team GB Age Group

Since I announced that I have qualified to race for Team GB at the Age Group European Championships, a few people have asked me to explain more about the qualification process. I’ve always tried to… View Post

Time for an update

It’s been a while since I’ve written a personal blog post. Lots has been going on recently, so I thought I’d share a life update… Team GB Age Group Qualification One of my most exciting… View Post

3 Walking/Running routes from Castleton in the Peak District

Castleton is a village situated in the Hope Valley in the heart of the Peak District National Park. Surrounded by hillsides and overlooked by Mam Tor it’s a perfect place for runners and hikers with… View Post

Why I’ve changed my mind about hostels

I’ve stayed in a lot of different types of accommodation over the years… hotels, apartments, BnBs, cottages, chalets and campsites. However, the option I’ve never really even considered is a hostel. My perception of hostels… View Post

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