Sunday Morning Camaraderie

A very long, stressful and emotional week has passed – full on waving this week goodbye and good riddance. Work wise, it’s been hectic; data, assessments, parents evenings. Personally, I’ve been a little bit teary for so many reasons. I think it’s a mixture of exhaustion, the time of year etc. The run up to…

Jaffa Cakes

Lesson of the week: Don’t take the f-ing jaffa cakes. Excuse the very random blog title. Jaffa cake-gate, which is what it shall be known as, makes me chuckle. Read on, and all will be revealed. * fyi non-British readers, this is a jaffa cake. A week on and I am still thinking about the…

The Brett Lydd Half Marathon

I now have a nice new addition to my small but growing medal collection; 5k, 10k and now half marathon. Just need to get the marathon and I’ve got the full set! Hit a huge training milestone today – completed my first half marathon. Pre-race I genuinely had anxiety as to whether I would be…

Beast From The East

If you’re from the UK, you know exactly what I’m talking about. The much hyped, overly anticipated snow storm from Siberia. It brought us a decent couple of inches of country crippling snow, thunder snow, wind and -10 temperatures. Not to mention a couple of days off work! I did consider whether to walk to…