Ahh, the classic warming winter breakfast. Some people love it, others hate it. Maybe it's the texture, maybe you just haven't found the right flavour combination. Read on to revitalise your oats...
As a member of two running clubs, I think they're the best thing since waffle makers.
"Risk averse" is my middle name. Or it certainly used to be.
"Ok, if you could just not be modest for the next thirty seconds, tell me just how tough this race is. It's 268 miles; it's not flat, it's tough, and the weather is pretty brutal..." — BBC interview with Jasmin Paris shortly after she smashed the overall Spine Race course record in January 2019 We … Continue reading Humblebrags and Humility: a help or a hindrance?
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
Three short recipes which can be made plastic-free
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)
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)
(VG) I made this dish after a special trip to Sainsbury's on our way back from Ikea (what exciting lives we lead... my anti-consumerist mindset was not at its best today)... I'd been planning it all day, having seen a picture of some tomatoes on Instagram in the morning. Inspiring stuff. I went fairly all-out … Continue reading Punchy Peppery Pappardelle
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