Slow Distance Ramblings
Mental Ramblings
A review and news
January 18, 2018

It’s about time I brought this blog up to date so here goes – several months in less than 1000 words. Achievements Gemma and I walked to the top of Cordon Hill – an ambition for her; Gemma and I took part in the Boxing Day Devil’s Dash – she took 48 mins including rescuing […]

Mental Ramblings
Big Week Update – more visual?
March 30, 2017

Things are happening on the fundraising front. I had a reassuring conversation with Dayna from Best Beginnings and she has set a number of ideas into motion. It is the Rotary national conference next weekend and I should get a mention. As part of this I shall either try to be there or shall make […]

Mental Ramblings
Inspirational time at Best Beginnings
March 24, 2017

On the train back from London. A very thought-provoking day attending “Out of the Blue” the launch of a series of films to support families through pregnancy and in the first years of life. A couple of these films are very powerful – one called which is a documentary where parents who have experienced mental […]

Mental Ramblings
March 23, 2017

It’s funny how things happen. After my longest run of the year (16 miles) at the weekend this was going to be a quiet week with only a couple of events. Then I responded to some requests for work and am now on my fourth day in London. Well, I suppose it is getting closer […]

On the road
February 4, 2017

In January, the National President of Rotary International in Great Britain, Eve Conway asked for a volunteer Rotarian to take part in the London Marathon on behalf of the charity Heads Together for Best Beginnings. As it was very early in the morning and before I was fully awake I volunteered to represent Rotary. I […]