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”

Other people reading the book? I don’t think so…

A week of holiday in Scotland and some super busy times with work have meant a bit of a delay on the blog, but it was all worth it. Some amazing adventures (SUP, Wild Swimming, Running, Mountain Bike Riding, Fishing(!!) and camp stove cooking) with my boys in Scotland and some really heart-filling, grown upContinue reading “Other people reading the book? I don’t think so…”

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”

Why am I here?

Writing a children’s book; a desire in my heart since I was young…which now seems to have unexpectedly crept into my brain too. Putting pen to paper to write the ‘most helpful, inspiring, adventurous and fun children’s book possible’ seemed a tad daunting so I decided to do two simple things to help me begin.Continue reading “Why am I here?”