Favourite Cookies

It's Bake Off time again!  Here's a nice easy, delicious, dairy free recipe to accompany a cuppa or a coffee.  Ingredients: – 1/4 cup soy mylk (or other dairy-free mylk) – 1 teaspoon vanilla extract – 200g (ish) dark Lidl chocolate (the one in the red packet), roughly chopped, or dark chocolate chips - 1 … Continue reading Favourite Cookies

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“Confidence. Resilience. Faith.”: Lakeland 100 2018 (Part 2)

This is part 2 of my checkpoint-by-checkpoint account of my first 100 mile race. Part one (here, if you missed it) finished around mile 58, running with Kate through Dacre and into Dalemain, where the dropbags are. It's 1pm on Saturday; I've been going for 19 hours...   Running was the best feeling. Hard, but … Continue reading “Confidence. Resilience. Faith.”: Lakeland 100 2018 (Part 2)

“Little by little, one travels far…”: Lakeland 100 2018 (Part 1)

Here follows an almost mile-by-mile account of my first 100 mile event – purely for selfish reasons as I don’t want to forget any of it! If you want a bit more background, my account of my 2017 Lakeland 50 race is here. I've split this race report in two so you can have a … Continue reading “Little by little, one travels far…”: Lakeland 100 2018 (Part 1)

Advice for race organisers: how to make your event more vegan-friendly

Dear Race Director, I really appreciate all of the hard work that you put into events. You must get so many emails enquiring about various things, including food - an email asking what food you provide that’s suitable for vegans might just seem like a whole lot more work. Here's the good news: you probably … Continue reading Advice for race organisers: how to make your event more vegan-friendly