Reverse advent

Christmas is a time of joy and sharing no matter what religion – if indeed any – you follow. A chance to receive presents from others, to be with loved ones, and to give gifts to others. Tomorrow we’ll be opening the first door of our advent calendars – a daily little treat that is … More Reverse advent

5 days to go!

Ok, so this is it. With only 5 days before jumping on my bicycle this is the last pre-ride update. Life is currently extremely busy, to the point of serious stress. In 2 days I will be leaving my current job and my current house on the same day (and after 4 years, there is … More 5 days to go!

2 weeks to go!

Crikey. Doesn’t time fly. Luckily, training is going really well. I’ve hit all of my targets for the last month and am now regularly hitting 70 miles. Just today I cycled to Llandudno and back. On the logistics side everything is also hunkey dorey. Every night is sorted and I’m really glad that I haven’t … More 2 weeks to go!

3 months to go!

So, with exactly 3 months to go until I power myself around the UK everything is starting to get a bit real. Training has started (and stopped, and started, and stopped), fundraising has begun in earnest, and logistics… Well, they exist. Let’s start with the fundraising. Since my first blog post I’ve raised nearly £2000 … More 3 months to go!

MS and me

Trigger warning – this is an intensely personal and frank account of how MS has affected my life. Sometimes, it hits me like a freight train in the night. I started writing these words whilst I sat watching dance groups from across the UK in Edinburgh. As they were performing some phenomenal dances the thought … More MS and me