On The Run

Not The Run I’d Planned In Accra, Ghana!

A work assignment has brought me back to Ghana, the friendly country in West Africa, bordering the Gulf of Guinea, and neatly tucked between the French-speaking countries of Côte d’Ivoire and Togo, with Burkina Faso straddling its northern border. Last year, I visited Big Ada and had the amazing opportunity to run in this rustic town, absorbing the… Continue reading Not The Run I’d Planned In Accra, Ghana!

Food and Nutrition

My Gluten Free Breakfast/Snack Travel Kit

I was diagnosed with gluten intolerance 20 (!) years ago and I can confidently say the hardest thing I’ve had to deal with is breakfast/ snacks when travelling, especially to places where there is less awareness of food intolerances/ allergies. It’s not a hopeless situation – most hotels have your typical cooked breakfasts as well… Continue reading My Gluten Free Breakfast/Snack Travel Kit

On The Run

How To Start Running In 2022

With the arrival of a New Year, you may have decided to start running! If you have, CONGRATULATIONS on the best decision of your life! This was a decision I made five years ago and I haven’t looked back since. That’s not to say it has been easy. In fact, I really struggled at the… Continue reading How To Start Running In 2022

On The Run

Goals Don’t Come Without A Price

In Usain Bolt’s words, “Dreams are free. Goals have a cost. While you can daydream for free, goals don’t come without a price”. This has really hit home the last few weeks as I train for my first ultra-trail (44km) – the Addo Elephant Trail Run. It’s easy to dream about the adventure – running… Continue reading Goals Don’t Come Without A Price


What’s In Store For 2022?

Around this time last year I wrote a post titled, Is It Foolish To Plan For 2021? Given how the year turned out, it might well have been foolish! But I still stand by what I said in that post, “Goals keep me showing up and pushing myself to be and do more. Do I… Continue reading What’s In Store For 2022?

On The Run · Review

Looking Back At 2021!

This post was meant for New Year’s Eve but after my last blog a few days before Christmas, I took some time off blogging to focus on family fun and holiday festivities. But I’m back and ready to officially close my year of running and blogging in 2021! In 2018, 2019 and 2020, I followed… Continue reading Looking Back At 2021!