In one week I will be writing my first 2010 triathlon race report. But right now, I am sitting on a case of the nerves. It has been a long weekend in the UK, more for me since I took Friday off.  Although I hate doing it, I went shoe shopping on Friday. A shiny […]

You know you want one…

About a month ago on the last Friday in April, a group of us met for a morning swim.  London Fields Lido at 7am.  A heated outdoor 50m pool in the east end of London. One problem…  We had never met before.  This was a Twitter #swim tweetup.  How would we recognise each other? The […]

Paratriathlon Classification, Part 2

Note: This blog is the companion piece to the entry dated 7 December 2009 .  The original posting on 7 December 2009 was revised after reaction received from British Triathlon and broken into two parts.  The December entry details the paratriathlon assessment process, whereas this piece contains more of my feelings, reflections and thoughts on […]

Life (and Training) in Tokyo

This week I am going to change up my regular Monday post a bit. Heavier on the photos, lighter on the verbage.  Well as light as I can make it as I am a pretty chatty person! Last week saw the return of long haul work travel for me.  I travel a lot for my […]

The morning after the week before…

Light streamed into the room from the crack in my curtains.  Damn I should’ve closed them better.  But I was so tired I just didn’t care last night.  Looked at my watch – 5.30…  Hello British summer, if only the temperature was cooperating, you sure are here when it comes to sunshine…  Head back on […]

#i8this – Oh my god, what did I eat?!

Where on earth to start this blog entry… On the 15th of April I blogged my #i8this goals.  To be accountable.  To make sure I stuck with them.  This is the follow up.  To be accountable.  To show my successes – and failures – and to come up with the plan to address these… My […]