Impossible is nothing

Tomorrow morning two of my buddies @niccombe and @fergusbisset will be joining hundreds of other people to run the Bupa 10k around London. They have both trained for this race – but neither is feeling like they’ve done enough and I think the technical term for how they are both feeling is  ‘bricking it’. So … More Impossible is nothing

Respect please!

I thought I’d start this blog post by sharing a little bit about my family life with you, I guess by way of setting the context! My parents are very different people – my dad served in the Navy, has been involved for the past 20 years with the Army Cadet Force and a lot … More Respect please!

Value for money?

This week I’ve been blown away by the generosity of some lovely people in my twitter stream. I asked for a £1 off people who follow me, as sponsorship for a 15k walk I’m doing next month. The Starlight Walk is a 15k stroll around Swindon, home of the famous magic roundabout, in aid of … More Value for money?


Thought I’d share some fortune cookie wisdom with you. Is worth remembering methinks. That and my fave Margaret Mead quote: Never underestimate the power of a few committed people to change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. Lecture over….carry on….nothing to see here 🙂


I was away last week when the final episode of Young, Autistic and Stagestruck was shown on Channel 4 – you can still catch it on 4OD. This series followed nine young people with autism as they worked together to put on a play – you can read about the two previous episodes here and … More Legacy?

A proper tea

I’ve been really loving coffee lately. This isn’t a new thing; in fact I suspect the only thing I’ve ever been addicted to is coffee! Therefore I consider myself a recovered/recovering (do you ever confidently recover from anything in life? That’s a post for another time) coffee addict. So take it as read that I … More A proper tea