Chasing Excellence

Chasing Excellence

Approximately over a week ago, I ended up watching Fittest on Earth on Netflix. For context, I had just done Run the Blades and was in chill out mode before Angel-Angel. So with ice-cream in hand, I sat and watched the film. This has led to a bit of an out of nowhere CrossFit obsession. […]

Angel – Angel

Angel - Angel

Sometimes you get ideas into your head that seem like a really really good idea. Driving on the M80, just outside of Glasgow is an Angel statue. Formally known as The Angel of Cumbernauld, or Arria. After some googling, it turns out it is by the same sculptor, Andy Scott, who did the Kelpies. Andy […]

Currently Reading | Defining Decade

Defining Decade

If there was a book that I wish I had read years ago, it would be this, Defining Decade. So much of it just resonated on so many levels. Having always enjoyed school and getting report cards, it was easy to know how well you were doing at life. So seeing it so blankly put […]

Run The Blades

Run The Blades

Run The Blades is a running event within Whitelee Windfarm, combining a 10K, Half Marathon or Ultra race. Be warned it’s rather windy! Running is an odd thing, I had this race in my calendar for months, yet wasn’t motivated to train properly. The weeks after marathon, were a blur of enjoyable runs, but not […]

Making Friends

Remember at school, how easy it was to make friends? You would go play in the playground and instantly have a best friend. Sleepovers and play dates just sealed the deal. Moving around you learn how to make friends quickly and to be honest it’s pretty easy. At schools, particularly ones laden with expat kids, […]

Currently Reading | Into The Water

Into the Water, is the second novel by Paula Hawkins, after her successful Girl On the Train. Another psychological suspense thriller. When your first novel is that good, it’s always going to be difficult to top. I absolutely loved Girl On the Train, although admittedly haven’t seen the film. I had high hopes for Paula’s […]