London Marathon 2017: A dream we dared to dream

40 years ago, London was just a name in fairy tales and nursery rhymes. 30 years ago, the same London turned into a fantasy place, where I would often escape into, mingling with statuesque regalia. 20 years ago, London was real, in all its glory, flesh and sweat as I toured around for the firstContinue reading “London Marathon 2017: A dream we dared to dream”

The Running Diaries- ”you are tomorrow what you believe today…”

‘’You are tomorrow what you believe today’’. I am not a runner; I can’t run for my life; I am not made for running; I have bad knees; I have a family history of arthritis; there is no way I can run; blah blah blah   These are just some of the reasons I encounterContinue reading “The Running Diaries- ”you are tomorrow what you believe today…””

HOW TO WALTZ THROUGH YOUR FIRST HALF MARATHON!!!

Dear kids On the brink of new year 2013, I made 2 resolutions- to get your grandma to lose weight and to be happy throughout the year. Being happy is a vicious cycle, you are happy, others around you are happy and inevitable you are happy again and the cycle goes on and on. OneContinue reading “HOW TO WALTZ THROUGH YOUR FIRST HALF MARATHON!!!”

London to Brighton…..Its definitely not a downhill route to the sea!!!!

1976, 60 Riders and a 95 Mile Route!   The first ever London to Brighton Bike Ride was in 1976 when 30 friends cycled from Hyde Park to Brighton. The bike ride is approximately 74 miles long and goes through some breath-taking country lanes in Surrey and Sussex and ends on Brighton’s world-famous seafront.  Continue reading “London to Brighton…..Its definitely not a downhill route to the sea!!!!”

The best things in life are free…and around you always

Its easy to take it all for granted. The uneventful days that begin with trying to get the kids up for school and end with a kiss and a snuggle. Interspersed are the weekends in the park, a small bunch of wild flowers and the attack by the swans by the lake. Days of watchingContinue reading “The best things in life are free…and around you always”