Blog: My Marathon Journey

Running has been a big part of my life for many years. I’ve been fortunate enough to run marathons in amazing places such as Paris, New York, Chicago and Berlin. I am not a particularly quick runner but I do it to support my mental health. I was due to run the Barcelona Marathon in…

Blog: Ready for a break

We are once again facing uncertain times, I for one am ready for a break in more ways than one. My mental health isn’t the best at the moment, I find the the run up to Christmas difficult, I lost my dad back in 2014 and I’ve found that I take a “dip” just before…

Blog: Pandemic Wellbeing

Happy weekend to you all. I hope everyone is enjoying the weekend and also managing to keep safe. The reports of how the pandemic has once again escalated is certainly worrying in many respects. It is understandable if you are finding the current situation difficult to process. Here in England we are not in a…

Blog: Thanksgiving 2

Happy Thanksgiving to those celebrating.  Last year, I wrote a blog on Thanksgiving and the importance of gratitude in general. The message of ‘The act of saying thank you for small –and big –things that we do for each other, is a good way to demonstrate that you still appreciate somebody rather than assuming that…

Blog: Time Out

This week, I have taken a leaf straight out of James’ book and writing this from the beach in the Balearic sun. Travel is something that I have desperately missed over the last 19 months. It makes me happy. I have been fortunate enough to spend time travelling around the UK, when possible, throughout the…

Blog: Travel & Wellbeing

Hello everyone I hope you are well. I have just returned from ten days in Gibraltar. I had a great time, and actually managed to relax.  I also had time to think, read and do some writing. I’ve struggled with my creative writing for the last year, but I managed to break some of my…