Category Archives: running


Today was my 25th parkrun … a milestone (though not an official one as the organisation recognises 25th volunteering status and 50 (and multiples thereof) runs) Nonetheless it is a huge achievement for me! it marks having run 125km in … Continue reading

Posted in Finland, running

Feeling alive

I’ve never felt so alive! That was what the Camino last autumn did for me! I first vocalised it in that way in Grañon, but it was a feeling that I experienced time and time again as I made my … Continue reading

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Missing the Camino

It would be all too easy to wallow in the reality of how much I miss the Camino … but doing that isn’t life-giving. Facts are facts, however, and it’s true to say I have missed the Camino a lot. … Continue reading

Posted in Finland, running, Uncategorized, winter

Penutimate Day in Sweden: Glorious Stockholm

I don’t usually go away for the winter ski week (half term) or more accurately we stopped going away on skiing holidays when our kids no longer wanted to go with us! This year though I decided I wanted to … Continue reading

Posted in running, Sweden, this & that, travel


Yesterday I asked a friend What is it that makes you feel (most) alive at the moment? It’s a good question. All too often we ask some variation of the age-old question ‘How are you (really) doing?’ … There’s nothing … Continue reading

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Running …

Saturday was my tenth park run! Yep, you read that right! Imagine, until this time year I had never ran, (except reluctantly to catch a bus or in sports lessons way back in school!) I didn’t know how to, I … Continue reading

Posted in activities, park run, running, Tampere