Unstuck. Moving Forward.

It's been a while. I had nothing to say before, but now I think I do. Back in a Team GB & NI vest for the third time this year, I can't believe the complete u-turn my athletics career has taken over the past 12 months. For an update, check out past posts. But I'm... Continue Reading →

#AskAbs – Part 2: How do I bounce back from big injuries & setbacks?

#AskAbs: Following injury, what inspired you to get back to fitness and improve your PB? (See previous post) What advice would you give to athletes recovering from serious injuries or life setbacks? So my advice would be to ask yourself (and honestly answer) a few questions if you're recovering from a big injury/life setback... [1]... Continue Reading →

Back home where my heart is: Phoenix, AZ

I'm back. Three years on, I'm back in Phoenix, Arizona. I left this place believing I'd retired from the sport I dearly love and enjoy. I left here with a broken heart (dramatic, I know but so true). Because when I left I'd just ruptured my Achilles tendon and was heading home for surgery and... Continue Reading →

12 Fun Things to Do in 2019

Because everyday should fill you with joy and make you smile. And when you're looking forward to at least one 'big' event each month - planning, reflecting, etc. - you're sending signals to your brain to be happy, to be hopeful and to believe in better days. So here's my list...

2019 Indoor Competition Schedule

Keep updated on my 2019 indoor competition schedule here. Northern Athletics Championships, EIS Sheffield - Saturday 12th January 2019 England vs Other Nations, Vienna - Saturday 26th January 2019 Spar British Athletics Indoor Championships - Saturday 9th - Sunday 10th February 2019 https://www.britishathletics.org.uk/events-and-tickets/spar-british-athletics-indoor-championships/ Muller Indoor Grand Prix Birmingham - Saturday 16th February 2019 https://www.britishathletics.org.uk/events-and-tickets/muller-indoor-grand-prix-birmingham/ European... Continue Reading →

Inspired by Creativity Inc. Pixar

Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull I’ve heard some people describe creativity as ‘unexpected connections between unrelated concepts or ideas.’ If that’s at all true, you have to be in a certain mindset to make those connections. So when I sense we’re getting nowhere, I just shut things down. We all go off to something else.... Continue Reading →

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