So this week I’m amazed to announce that this week I’m heading Nepal for Street Child, and am living in a tent with 4 others high in the mountains, working with the Street Children following the earthquake…. Soon after this I’ll be running a half/full marathon…and may well be in the air as you read […]

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My Top 7 Tips to Overcome Adversity

  A few months ago the Encephalitis Society (who have just won the Times Charity of the Year!)  called and asked if I would be one of their Speaker for the Annual Member’s Conference.  I felt incredibly privileged and nervous to be asked to speak…. I nearly said no, for all sorts of self doubts […]

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To the start line of The Great Run Stirling Marathon ….

As you read this I will hopefully be somewhere between flying to Scotland, running/walking and sitting at Edinburgh Airport with my Great Run Stirling Marathon medal around my neck and a few pennies in the pot for 4 little charities, to celebrate my 4 years post weils and ‘Roland’s’ (as I have named my encephalitis phases!) […]

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World Encephalitis Awareness Day #RED4WED

  22nd February is World Encephalitis Awareness Day & this year they are Illuminating many famous buildings all over the World.   Find out more about Encephalitis and support them here: To watch my TEDx Talk click here:   I’m donating a little amount from every copy sold this week of the Hound of Happiness – […]

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Running & Adventures in Marrakech

  Running in Crazy, Chaotic Marrakech… The strict custom entrance and pristine floors, so clean you could see your reflection in them, is somewhat amusing to the chaos and magic of Marrakech.  Enveloping you like a big coloured piece of cloth from the Souk, the smells, sounds and sights are so far removed from what […]

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Charity, Dance, Kim's Kitchen, Photography

What are you doing for BBC #CinN16?

]   #BBCChildreninNeed tonight, a night that really makes a difference… This year I’m donating money from each of my sports massage, sports performance and body confidence coaching session’s today, and I’m going to do 2,016 core exercises with my Pudsey Ears on… might take a while as I’ve been having a rest period since my […]

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