Marathon Monday | The Finale

It’s over, it’s done. 3 hours 48 minutes and 42 seconds later, with tears and plenty of them. Oh, and when they said it was flat, it really wasn’t! So many emotions. Running has helped me with my mental health, more than I often realise. Since moving to Glasgow I have had pretty severe depression […]

Currently Reading | The Girlfriend

The Girlfriend

Tis the season of easy-beach reads. Apart from the whole reading on a beach bit. My marathon is on Sunday, so I am currently exercising a lot less and have a lot more free time. I’ve missed reading, a lot. So decided it was a perfect time to pick up some new books. The Girlfriend […]

Iceland | Views, Blues and Lights

Iceland | Views, Blues and Lights

Iceland was picturesque, from the views, blues and lights. I loved how vibrant the water was, almost as much as I enjoyed seeing the Northern Lights. The Views – Golden Circle Catherine rented a car for the duration of our stay in Iceland. The bonus of this meant we could do The Golden Circle tour […]

Reykjavík Spring Marathon and Half

Reykjavík Spring Marathon and Half

Reykjavík Spring Marathon and Half, a small local race, with amazing views along the coast of Reykjavík. A great excuse for running holiday! When your friend is doing the full marathon, it sort of makes sense to take part in the half! The breakfast of dreams, Skyr yogurt. I am fully converted to this Icelandic […]

Iceland’s Lagoons and Thermal Pools

Iceland - Lagoons and Thermal Pools

A visit to Iceland isn’t complete without visiting at least one of Iceland’s Lagoons and Thermal Pools, from the secret to blue to an outdoor pool. Blue Lagoon The most famous of all the lagoons, and the most iconic. Pre booking is essential. If you have gone for the basic option, remember, to bring a […]

Reykjavík Street Art

Reykjavík Street Art

Two weeks ago my friend Catherine, messaged me asking what I was doing the following Friday. She wanted to know if I fancied a trip to Iceland. Never in my life have I been so spontaneous. Booking flights and into a half marathon race 7 days before. Turns out a holiday was exactly what I […]