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Reaching for the sky

Reaching for the sky

Would you believe me if I told you that the Sky Run was the first trail run I ever entered? It was just under a year ago. I didn’t yet own a pair of trail shoes, had never actually done a trail event and hadn’t run further than 21km in my life when I signed up for the torture that awaits me on November 17th!

Mind the gap

Mind the gap

I recently did a poll in my stories to understand a bit more about this great community and some of the reasons why you’re here. So many of you replied that you loved how “real and honest” I was. It’s lucky, that, because shit just got real! This is a pretty public platform for a midlife crisis, but here it is…

My Dementia Story

My Dementia Story

On moving to the farm I took over the running of “A Place in the Country” specialist dementia care centre. Let’s be honest, running a dementia care centre is not on most 30 years old’s bucket lists! It’s not something I ever envisioned myself doing but that’s exactly what I did!

Mama's going green

Mama's going green

I’m excited to announce a new segment on the blog dedicated to sharing ideas for how we can all be more environmentally conscious in our every day lives. The best intentions don’t necessarily equate to the best choices; often simply due to a lack of education. For this reason, everything we share will be thoroughly researched and evidence based.

Eating the Rainbow

Eating the Rainbow

Let’s talk gut health. Not a sexy topic, but a relevant one. There is a growing body of evidence to suggest that the GI tract is not only important for the absorption of food, but it has links to mental health and overall well-being as well.