Category Archives: Sport

Taken The Plunge – 10km Run In June

As I said I would, I’ve officially signed up to take part in the 2 Castles 10km run in June. With that in mind, I’ve been semi-training for a while now and as of today have completed 2 10km (ish) … Continue reading

Posted in Physical Challenge, Sport | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

New Year’s Resolutions

Here we are, 1 week into 2013. (Still not used to that). It seems an opportune time to talk about New Years Resolutions. I don’t usually bother with them. I think if there’s something in your life you want to … Continue reading

Posted in Sport, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Tough Competition in 2012 Sports Personality of the Year Award

Yesterday, the BBC released its shortlist for 2012 Sports Personality of the Year. Predictably (and rightly), it almost entirely consists of London 2012 athletes: Bradley Wiggins (winner of the Tour De France and a London 2012 gold medal) Sir Chris … Continue reading

Posted in London 2012 Olympics, Sport | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Welcome To The Greatest Show On Earth

Welcome to the UK. Welcome to London. Welcome to the greatest show on earth. On Friday night, I and more than 29 million other people in the UK (and more than a billion around the world) sat down to watch … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs, London 2012 Olympics, Sport | Leave a comment

2 Days Until The Olympics!

After 6 years of waiting, it’s so close! Competition officially starts today (women’s football kicks off in Cardiff later) but the Opening Ceremony is on Friday evening. I can’t wait to see what we’ve come up with. We can’t hope … Continue reading

Posted in London 2012 Olympics, Sport | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

30:30:30 Mini “Triathlon” – Challenge Complete

As you may have read, I posted a few months ago about an idea for another physical challenge. This was to complete a mini triathlon of sorts by running, cycling and swimming, one after the other, for 3 half-hour blocks. … Continue reading

Posted in Physical Challenge, Sport | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Bucket List Update: Wimbledon 2012

Wimbledon 2012, a set on Flickr. Well, as I posted last week, I went to Wimbledon on Tuesday. It was a great day – we were lucky with the weather, only a couple of brief showers and it was gloriously … Continue reading

Posted in Bucket List, Sport | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Wimbledon Weather Watch

One of the highlights of the UK’s sporting calendar, Wimbledon, starts next week and for the first time, I’m going! I’m really excited to go and tick another aim off my bucket list. I’ve always loved Wimbledon and wanted to … Continue reading

Posted in Bucket List, Sport | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Physical Challenge: Swim 1 Mile

A month or two back I saw some information about the Sport Relief Swimathon, which mentioned that 64 lengths of a 25 metre pool is a mile. I filed that information away in my head as the pool at my … Continue reading

Posted in Physical Challenge, Sport | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Physical Challenge Idea: 30:30:30 Mini “Triathlon”

A few weeks ago I had an idea for another physical challenge to set myself. Last year I decided to prove to myself that I could run for an hour non-stop, and I did it. I’ve come up with something … Continue reading

Posted in Sport | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments