Arctic-Mummy swims the Jurassic Coast!

It was an early start on Saturday 29th June, I met up with Sally just after 7.00am, on a gloriously sunny morning to drive down to Durdle Door for a 9.00am briefing! The wild swim was organised by Swim Trek. We had two lovely ladies Kate & Vickie guiding us, and two support boats. Our group Read More…

Long Long Lengths …..

I managed an open water training swim in The Quays at Camberley about 10 days ago! It was very early (7.30am) on a grey Sunday morning. I met with Basil, my brother-in-law for a bit of training & expert advice (Basil completed his first double iron man the week before, only a 4.8mile swim, 224 mile Read More…

A Roady on a Mountain Bike!

On Sunday 5th May I participated in my 5th challenge – The Sarsen Trail, Neolithic 50km  cycle ride across Salisbury Plain, starting & finishing at Stonehenge. This was a massive event organised by The Wiltshire Wildlife Trust, which included running, walking and biking events. Trevor and I cycled the 50km route (unfortunately Neil had to drop out Read More…

Arctic-Mummy in chocolate heaven!

On Saturday I completed my 4th challenge – chocolate making! This was my birthday present from John, a half day session for 2, learning how to make posh chocs! I met my eldest sister, Nicki, bright & early in Arlesford for a coffee before heading to Chocolatecraft’s workshop at Upton Farm. To begin with we learnt Read More…