Amsterdam, Netherlands – Travel Diaries 2020

My quick trip to Amsterdam to break up my indoor and outdoor athletics season training was filled with fun, food, cycling, museums and perfectly-timed, chance encounters.

Perks of Training with a Team: Stellenbosch with British Athletics

I recently shared my thoughts on the perks of training alone.   So now, let me give my two-pence on probably the preferred alternative - training with a complete, holistic coaching team.   Aston Moore has thankfully taken over the in-person coaching role that I clearly so desperately needed (but didn’t realise I did). Being... Continue Reading →

The Gambia – Travel Diaries 2019

Day 1 - Welcome to The Gambia Passengers arriving on the 6 hour flight from London Gatwick to Banjul Airport were greeted at the airport with songs, dance and drums. What a welcome! Thank you, The Gambian Experience for the warm welcome. And to top it all off, at the end of the day, as... Continue Reading →

Best places to eat well in Barcelona!

Are you about to visit Barcelona or currently sat in your hotel or apartment wondering where to eat in Barcelona? Well, here's a few ideas to inspire and satisfy you... Carballeira, la Barcelonetta Lunch or Dinner... You won’t have tasted as sublime, thin-sliced baked potatoes as these. The sea bass was not the best I... Continue Reading →

Monte Gordo, Portugal – Sun, Sea & Sand

Portugal, it's been real! If rejuvenation and restoration is the aim of your brief encounter with sea, sand and sunshine, here is your travel guide to the Algarve in Portugal, specifically Monte Gordo, a small town beside Villa Real de St Antonio by the Guadiana River. It's beautiful and will certainly do the trick. The Aparthotel... Continue Reading →

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