An ultramarathon runner plus full-time working mum. Inspo on running for beginners, experimental recipes & laughing with life.
I'm also a creative writer who loves a great spiel.
The Greatest Gig
Andrew tapped a button on his synth allowing the long bass notes to shudder down his spine. Shifting from one leg to another in a darkened corner of the room, his stomach clenched of its own volition. Sneaking a glance out the window for reassurance, he was instead taunted by the stale bubbles of a half-drunk beer resting on the ledge.
Finding Fun Again
“Broccoli volcano.” The definitive voice of the two-year-old on my back made me pause before my next glute-enhancing step. We were hiking up the Gra de Fajol on the Spanish side of The Pyrenees Mountains, and I was focused on putting one foot in front of the other with 17kg of squirmy child on my back and a full bladder. Despite my evident discomfort, I couldn’t help but smile bemusedly as I tried to decipher what on earth my daughter was talking about.