What’s next…

That’s the question people have been asking me since the Three Peaks Challenge… and the answers to it really excite me! The Three Peaks Challenge certainly boosted my desire to go on adventures and take on challenges which push me … Continue reading

The 3 Peaks Challenge

After months and months of planning it was finally here! The final arrangements were made, the minibus was packed, and then we were off on the long drive up to Fort William ready to start the next morning. This blog … Continue reading

It’s happening this Saturday!!

Ahhhh! I’m doing the Three Peaks Challenge this Saturday!! Months of planning and training and it’s here. It’s happening THIS WEEKEND! The Three Peaks Challenge has always been something I wanted to do but I never knew if I’d actually … Continue reading

What I learnt from running 16 miles

I did it, I ran to parkrun, ran parkrun, and then ran home again. Can I make it clear right now that I run/walk. I follow the Jeff Galloway run walk run strategy (otherwise known as jeffing). While some unpleasant … Continue reading

50 Shades of Green colour run

I’ve never been sure about Colour Runs as I don’t like being unable to breath (well who does really?!), but you know what I mean, that feeling when you’re choking, when your face is covered by something and you can’t … Continue reading

My first half marathon – The Potters Arf

Yesterday I ran a half marathon. A blumin half marathon! I can’t believe it! I have to remind myself of where I have come from, this time last year I found 6.5km to be a difficult long run, and this … Continue reading

3 Peaks for 3 Charities

So one night before Christmas I was sat in the pub with a group of my closest friends and I started the discussion of “what shall I do before I turn 30”. Ash and I have always wanted to walk … Continue reading

Running for a year

On the 28th December 2017 I set out with both dogs along the farm track for Week 1 of Couch 2 5k. My post on social media said “We survived a run all together!… Recent photographs, weighings and talking to … Continue reading

A weekend of running & walking Cadir Idris

At the start of October we headed to a tiny cottage near Machynlleth, perched up on a hill with nothing but sheep around us and a gorgeous view. That’s right… we escaped from the farm to go and stay on … Continue reading

My 2019 Goals

Zebby Continue to increase his confidence in classes Zebby has been getting better and better in our obedience classes, but he still struggles at times, so it is something I want to keep working at. I’d love for him to … Continue reading

Tough Woofer

A muddy obstacle course for dogs and their owners, what a great idea! I was initially quite apprehensive about how Zebby would cope with all the other dogs, and he was very overwhelmed when we first arrived, but he soon … Continue reading

My early morning routine

I never used to be a morning person. I would sleep in until as late as possible and then scoff down some breakfast and rush to work. When I moved to the farm with Ash I would often sleep through … Continue reading

Why volunteer

I’ve been volunteering as Beaver Scout Leader for my local Scout Group for nearly 10 years now, but I don’t see myself as a volunteer, I just see it as something I do. My hobby. You should enjoy your volunteering … Continue reading

The unexpected happenings of living on a farm

Yesterday Ash and I were sat in the garden having a BBQ, watching a hot air balloon fly slowly towards the house. As it got closer and closer it got lower and lower and then landed in one of our … Continue reading

The Troll Run

What a mad day. I don’t even know where to start. We agreed to do the Troll Run a while ago when I was first getting in to the habit of running and going to Parkruns. Although I’d heard a … Continue reading