When all you need is a slice of cake
cake

When all you need is a slice …

CAKE is my answer to everything. Whether I’ve had a good day or a bad day, eating cake is what I do and what I love. But when I have a wedding dress to squeeze into in twelve days, eating cake is…

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A scone in the sunshine at Nostell Parkrun
Parkrun

A scone in the sunshine at Nostell …

Last Saturday, my first day of freedom after finishing my degree, we decided to take part in our local parkrun at Nostell Priory, a beautiful 18th century house and parklands. I was looking forward to it, but there was one problem.…

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Back into training and blogging
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Back into training and blogging

NORMAL blogging service can now resume, because yesterday I handed in the final assignment for my English literature degree. There was an awful moment late yesterday morning when I uploaded the essay, pressed send and then got a note to…

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British Masters Road Relay Championships 2017
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British Masters Road Relay Championships 2017

A FEW weeks ago I joined Barnsley AC ladies competing at the National Road Relay Championships in Sutton Park. We were racing against some very fast athletes of all ages and abilities. I think it’s fair to say we were a veteran…

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Racing or Wedding dress fitting?
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Racing or Wedding dress fitting?

On Wednesday night I should have been racing. It was the Askern 10k, and after last year’s disastrous run, I wanted revenge. But no matter how much I wanted to run, things conspired against me. The first mistake was not…

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