A year in moments #20 – a random video call

25th April 2020, 13:15 and a Facebook Messenger notification popped up in my browser while I was going some admin on my laptop. 'Morning! You OK?' It was not morning in New Zealand, so it had to be someone in the UK. I smiled. Anyone from there messaging me in the afternoon on a Saturday … Continue reading A year in moments #20 – a random video call

A year in people #63 – Amber

"You will be fine the world does not end at Mike I assure you!" Wise words from Amber when I'd split up from my ex-boyfriend here in New Zealand last year and wondering what to do next. I knew I'd get good sensible practical advice. We'd chatted many a time about relationships, being single and … Continue reading A year in people #63 – Amber

A year in New Zealand

365 days ago I had packed up my entire life into a storage container, farmed some stuff out to friends houses, dropped a few Important Things with my parents and stood at the airport with two bags and my passport ready to start a new adventure. I have mixed emotions. Happy at how my life … Continue reading A year in New Zealand

Running the Yorkshire 3 Peaks

As part of my Wadi Rum Ultramarathon training last year, I decided to have a weekend up north doing the Yorkshire Three Peaks as I was already heading up there to see some friends. In my crazy optimism I decided to run it on the Friday, and then walk it again on the Saturday. Not strictly … Continue reading Running the Yorkshire 3 Peaks