Adventurous People – Rachel Kirkwood

Rachel Kirkwood is a World Champion Triathlete and all round supportive and inspirational person. I met Rachel through Pro Ride Mountain Bike coaching and have always admired her ability to do anything she sets her mind to, with a calm approach and a sense of fun and joy thrown. The interview was an hour long,Continue reading “Adventurous People – Rachel Kirkwood”

Adventurous People – Catherine Edsell

I feel deeply blessed to have met Catherine Edsell. She is an adventurer, conservationist and global expedition leader with over 20 years’ experience in the industry. Catherine also recognises the importance of grassroots conservation and has worked alongside some of the worlds most pioneering biodiversity scientists in an effort to further our understanding of theContinue reading “Adventurous People – Catherine Edsell”

Soraya Abdel-Hadi – Adventurous Woman

Meet the incredible Soraya Abdel-Hadi. I had the joy of interviewing Soraya last month and walked away with a smile on my face and warmth in my heart. Huge thank you to Soraya for sharing her time so generously and her ideas so toughtfully. Soraya leads Operations at eXXpedition, an organisation that leads all femaleContinue reading “Soraya Abdel-Hadi – Adventurous Woman”

Why am I interviewing Adventurous Women?

I am about to publish another interview with another amazing, adventurous woman, Soraya Abdel-Hadi. While I was editing the video content for the blog I saw this lovely bit that describes exactly (and fairly succinctly for me!) why I am interviewing adventurous women and what I hope to find. Have a look and give meContinue reading “Why am I interviewing Adventurous Women?”

Awesome Women

This weekend I was lucky enough to join 9 amazing women on the Awesome Women’s retreat run by 3 amazing and inspiring women Jane, Lorna and Carrie-Ann (check them out, the work they do is so important). I nearly didn’t make it…..waiting for negative covid test results for my son, a tricky ex-husband and otherContinue reading “Awesome Women”

Adventurous Women – Gemma Brunton

Next up is the awesome Gemma Brunton. By day Gemma is an incredible photographer (check her work out here) and mum to two teenagers. During her spare time Gemma loves an adventure, big or small and is an ambassador for the awesome YesTribe. I met Gemma a little over a year ago on the AWLContinue reading “Adventurous Women – Gemma Brunton”

Adventurous Women – Michelle Ellison

First up in the Adventurous women series is the friendly, funny and adventurous Michelle Ellison. SUP Instructor, runner, mountaineer, YesTribe Ambassador, author and a whole lot more. To follow her adventures go take a look at @shells_ellison on insta, you will feel inspired, guaranteed. Michelle and I spent a jam packed hour and a bitContinue reading “Adventurous Women – Michelle Ellison”

Draft done

I set myself a challenge after the last blog. To try and finish a draft of the first book by the end of July 😱 Well here it is, the 31st July and the first draft is done. Let’s be clear…this draft is scribbled in a notebook, barely readable and needs a ton of workContinue reading “Draft done”

Collaboration across the Nation

This week has been all about collaboration (across the nation…..my son loves saying that in a carribean accent, try it, it sounds amazing!) Anyway, collaboration…. I have been working across different projects at a rate of knots at TMR; packing and shifting the shop to a new fulfilment house with my mate Nic, working onContinue reading “Collaboration across the Nation”

Practise makes progress

The last fortnight has been filled with practise, practise, practise in lots of different areas of life. From riding downhill mountain bikes with Ro and Olly to recruiting some talented young interns for This Mum Runs (TMR). I was blown away by the 60 odd applications for our internships at TMR, I had zooms (newContinue reading “Practise makes progress”