Training update: All things must pass

I haven't blogged for quite a while, truth is things haven't been great. My mum always said 'if you haven't got anything nice to say don't say anything at all' and so I'm a firm believer in sharing the positive and dealing with the negative personally but I also realise that the path I'm on [...]

24/240 – What really happened?

It's 6am, I've been pedalling for an hour and a half since my four hour nap to get over the last 120 miles. The suns coming up, but my hearts starting to sink for I've entered the valley of doom. I'm tired, fatigued and simply not getting the fuel back in. My legs start to [...]

One for the ladies!

British Cycling Breeze Program You may remember that some time ago I attended a course to become a Breeze Champion Ride Leader and since I returned from Greece I have working towards getting some regular rides off the ground. What is Breeze? Breeze is a program set up by British Cycling with the goal of [...]

You can’t always get what you want…

It’s been a week since I returned to the UK from my Greek adventure and although it was a tough decision to make, I know it was the right one. When you’ve got big plans ahead and you get the opportunity to train all day in the consistent sunshine, surrounded by the beautiful clear blue [...]

“It happens to the best of us….”

"It happens to the best of us..." at least that’s what they say, but does it really??! Last week was my first week on the job as the Cycle Guide with real customers and everything!! The last few weeks have been totally stressful with so much work to do and the fears creeping in! Anxiety [...]

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Zankynthos, First Impressions

So I arrived on the island of Zankynthos, Greece on Sunday 14th May 2017. Filled with mixed emotions, nervous, excited and filled with questions as I ventured into the unknown. The flight was pleasant enough, although a very early start and the roughest landing I have ever encountered, I think the pilot almost run out [...]