So, I know I've already written a blog about doing a 7 mile walk for Comic Relief , but I thought I'd write a little bit more about it here, and why I've chosen this distance to walk. Last year, I really started trying to walk more. I've found that it has really helped both … Continue reading Why a Quarter Marathon?
One of the items on my bucket list is to raise £1 million for charity. It's a big ask and so I'm approaching it as a long term goal that I'm slowly chipping away at. Last year, thanks to the Sport Relief walking challenges and the Children in Need Countryfile Ramble along with a few … Continue reading SPONSOR ME!!!: Quarter Marathon Walk
I did okay on my resolutions for 2018. I completed three out of eight, and the others are kind of ongoing things which are hard to measure. I've decided to try and make it a nice round 10 this year, so here we go. 1. Lose Weight I managed this in 2018, but it was … Continue reading Resolutions 2019
Sorry to bother you, reader, but I'm taking part in Children in Need's Countryfile Ramble and I just wanted to ask if you could sponsor me. Children in Need is the BBC's charity that raises money for, well, the name kinda explains it all. The charity does great work helping thousands of disadvantaged kids all … Continue reading Sponsor me?
I'm not sure why this is on my Bucket List anymore. I think I saw scorpions on skewers on a travel show and was curious to try them, it got added to the list and here we are. When I added it I probably imagined being in a far off land and buying some crispy … Continue reading Bucket List #42: Eat Scorpions
So yesterday evening I completed my Sport Relief challenge to walk the equivalent of climbing Kilimanjaro. It went pretty well and taking a greater effort to get out every day has made me feel better and hopefully the exercising has helped with my hopes of losing some weight. But Sport Relief isn't until Friday so … Continue reading From Atop Kilimanjaro
Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain which, as we all know, rises like Olympus above the Serengeti. Climbing this mountain has become a regular charity fundraising event, and this year in aid of Sport Relief, it's my turn. Sorta. I've joined the charity's step challenge fundraiser and one of the challenges is the Kilimanjaro one. This means … Continue reading Climbing Kilimanjaro. Kinda.
I spent a lot of the last week quite tired and fed up thanks to moving house and work. Despite this towards the end of the week I was seized by a sudden burst of energy and enthusiasm. The focus of this? My resolutions list, particularly item 3- Cross at least one item off the … Continue reading Fundraising for the Unfit
So I know this is a little late, but I was busy around New Year's and I wanted to think it through. So here are my resolutions for the coming year. 1. Lose Weight The old favourite. This has been on the agenda anyway, but I was ill over the Christmas period and the weight … Continue reading Resolutions 2018
In my naivety I'd somehow gotten into my head that elephants were like dogs or horses, and that after centuries of living alongside man were kinda happy with their role. I imagined that for a creature as large as an elephant, a person on their back wouldn't be a big deal. And so, as part … Continue reading Bucket List #30: Ride an elephant