My personal reflections on the UK premiere of We Dare to Dream Movie (directed by Syrian journalist and filmmaker, Waad Al-Kateab), held at Cineworld, Leicester Square. The movie was followed by a Q&A hosted by English actor and comedian, James Cordon with Waad, producer Joe Gebbia (co-founder of Airbnb), and Cyrille Tchatchet (Olympic weight-lifter and… Continue reading We Dare To Dream – An Olympic Athlete’s Review
Thanks to the Airbnb Athlete Travel Support Credit granted in partnership with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the next couple of months of winter training and travel between Manchester and Loughborough and back again are covered. This is a short and sweet post to say - thanks! A little support goes a long way, so… Continue reading Airbnb x IOC Olympic Partnership: With Thanks
Hey guys, at the weekend Instagram reminded me that I ruptured my Achilles four years ago. (Thanks, Insta...) Anyway, that got me thinking, along with other questions that I received following sharing the post - how did I recover so well? What got me through the other side? How am I doing now? So here's… Continue reading 4 years on from Achilles Tendon Rupture – My Recovery Lessons for Lockdown
I have no words. I've lost my voice. I can barely speak at a whisper, and last night I discovered that me straining to speak at a whisper is doing more harm than good. In this case, being quiet for a few days is the healing remedy. Has anybody else ever suffered from laryngitis? (That… Continue reading Speechless: What silence will teach you
My book is 10% complete.
Well, the first draft is anyway...
Just as I have managed to hit the 10% mark in one week, I have also managed to achieve some other significant milestones through...
"I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength". Those were the first words that came to my mind when I was feeling slightly stressed and overwhelmed by the enormity of life recently. Whether you work a 9 to 5 or attend college or university for sporadic hours throughout the week; whether you're… Continue reading Positive Powerful Affirmations for Tough Times
I’ve got the travel bug. There’s a world map on my bed with flags of varying colours. I want to travel. A lot. And I seem to want to do everything and go everywhere in the next 18 months to 2 years. Somehow, it’s tough for me to plan long-term. I’m very now-now-yesterday! It’s moments… Continue reading Visit the World – Travel Bug Diaries
Jesus was born in a stable. Yet became the Saviour of the world. From terrifying & humble beginnings to being resurrected and eternally worshiped, there's a reason for it all. Don't be afraid of the pain. This is my prayer in the storm of confusion, in the midst of the 'Why me, why now, whyyyyyyy?" You can use it too! God's got us.
Like sweet and salty popcorn, you don’t know how good blending and balance is – even for the seemingly trivial things in life – until you put it into practice.
A beautifully inspirational story. From gymnastics to pole vault, bully-target and victor, here’s Robin’s story…