The Joy of Parkrun

The Joy of Parkrun

I’ve recently discovered Parkrun, it was the next step in my running journey having completed the Couch to 5k running programme. Prior to May 2019, I hadn’t run. Unless you count running for a bus or tube that is. It took a lot longer than 9 weeks to...
Isolation and loneliness

Isolation and loneliness

I write this on reflection, taking stock of my nearly five years as a mum. Today my son is happily settled in reception class at primary school. I have some kind of a work/life balance by working part time. I’ve joined a writing group for mums. I swim....
And the beat goes on

And the beat goes on

I have just started running. I call it running but back in the day we called it jogging. I ridiculed joggers growing up. Ladies in dusky pink towelling or velour tracksuits with sweatbands installed across their foreheads. I’d see them as my family headed to the...