Sold the house, quit the job at 40

Sold the house, quit the job at 40

Sold the house, quit the job at 40 After sitting at a desk for 25 years and contributing to a “normal” way of life, my partner and I gave it all up to pursue personal wellness by doing what we want to do. We have been at it for 3 years now and while the...
There’s always a way

There’s always a way

There’s always a way 4 years ago my left knee was operated on – MPFL reconstruction. I couldn’t weight bear for a month and had a hinges splint for 3 months. I couldn’t cycle for a year. There are still things I can’t do, but plenty I’ve adapted: I can’t...
Getting into cycling at 42

Getting into cycling at 42

Getting into cycling at 42 As a child I had a bike and would often be asked to take messages to my father – so I would have to cycle to the other side of the farm, or had to deliver eggs using the basket on the front of my bike. Later in life when working shifts...
Race across the roof of Europe.

Race across the roof of Europe.

Race across the roof of Europe. The Trans Alp Bike Race claims to be the toughest amateur Mountain Bike stage race in Europe. Six hundred teams, each made up of two riders, set out from Imst in Austria on a seven-day epic that ended this year in Arco, Italy. Of the...
Don’t let having a baby stop you adventuring.

Don’t let having a baby stop you adventuring.

Don’t let having a baby stop you adventuring. I recently spent 4 weeks trekking with my 3-month-old baby on the GR11 route across the Pyrenees. It was (mostly) an incredible experience seeing the mountains through new eyes and also allowing us to travel even...