Nestled in a valley, surrounded by several hills sits Botswana’s second oldest town, Lobatse. Over the years, it has garnered several unfortunate descriptors – neglected, forgotten, irrelevant and stagnant which is sad given its immense historical significance to the country and region. It was once a serious contender for becoming Botswana’s capital city but more significantly,… Continue reading A Run Down Memory Lane In Lobatse
Around 18km into a 25km run, I turned to my husband and said, “I can’t do this”. Sensing how low I felt, he didn’t chip in with a cheerful, “You’ve got this, let’s go”. Instead he said, “Let’s walk for a bit.” Exhausted, I responded, “I’m not enjoying this. I’ve lost so much confidence in… Continue reading Was Training For A Marathon I Didn’t Do Worth It?
Running shoes on? Garmin charged? Good! Because we’re off on our THIRD run around the world! We start in Norway’s Oil Capital, Stavanger where Peggy treats us to a run along the soul-fulfilling fjords. We then hop over the North Sea to the small village of Waddesdon in Buckinghamshire, UK for a run in the… Continue reading We Run The World – 3
The 16th of February started like any other Tuesday. When the alarm sounded at 05h30, I lay in bed for a little while, mentally preparing myself for another chaotic school morning – waking the kids, getting them dressed, preparing breakfast, supervising the actual eating and packing lunches, all whilst trying to maintain a level of… Continue reading Afrobloggers 2020 – Blogger Of The Year
Are you sticking to your running routine but not enjoying yourself as much as you used to? Do you sometimes get bored with your runs? Are you struggling to motivate yourself out the door? Like most runners, your answer is probably yes to some or all of these questions, if not now, then at some… Continue reading Feeling Bored? Let’s Spice Up Your Runs!
The first time I started marathon training was in January 2020. I was well into it when I decided to stop because of the pandemic. Something I never shared at the time was a letter we found from my then 7-year old daughter. Actually my dad found it and it said something like “Mummy is… Continue reading Let’s Talk Running Mum Guilt
My first event of the year was the Y-Care Walk Race held on the 30th January. In 2019, I chose the 30km distance, in 2020, the 15km route but this year I felt brave enough again for 30km! We arrived at Serene View Gardens in Oodi around 05:45 and found all our friends were already… Continue reading The 2021 Y-Care Walk Race In Five Quotes
Let’s press pause on my usual content. I have a HUGE announcement to make! If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, you may have seen it already but for all those who only follow me on this platform, brace yourselves… On 23rd January, I was shortlisted to the Top 10 of the Afrobloggers Awards… Continue reading My Afrobloggers Awards 2020 Nomination
With all the changes that came with the pandemic, I wasn’t too enthusiastic or in the mood to celebrate my 40th Birthday in October 2020. So when my husband suggested a trip to the Okavango Delta – one of the world’s most exotic destinations, I was over the moon. The Okavango Delta is a huge… Continue reading A Walk On The Wild Side
One of my very dear friends had an unfortunate encounter with the pavement last week. She was out running and towards the end of her run, tripped on a rock, and fell flat on the ground – palms first. Thankfully, she wasn’t hurt very badly but she did have proper scrapes on both hands that… Continue reading Some Awkward Mishaps On The Run