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the challenge is on

THE CHALLENGE IS ON

November was very much a transition month for Charlie and I. We started off with enjoying time with my family in the Czech Republic and then set off on our next challenge to live in Australia for a year and save up for a house....

I ran a marathon in a month

I RAN A MARATHON IN A MONTH

How was I able to do it? In this post, you can read how I came to the idea, how I did it and what the whole experience gave me. Do you set personal challenges?...

The big journey (part two)

THE BIG JOURNEY (PART TWO)

I tried to keep feeding myself, hoping I would be able to keep going. I tried to hitchhike but no-one would stop. I tried asking a bus driver if he would take me to Leicester but he said no....

LEAVING IN TWO DAYS

When the idea of cycling to London came to my mind, it was about 2 months in to my trip to London and now I am leaving in 2 days. Wowza....

how to keep going

HOW TO KEEP GOING?

How to keep going? Do you tend to be hard on yourself? I gotcha, welcome to the club. I am one of those people who gets excited about things and jumps in it at full speed until I crash....

the habit of pushing yourself

THE HABIT OF PUSHING YOURSELF

The comfort zone is a wonderful place, but is it what is going to pin our grandchildren to their seat when listening to our stories? The habit of pushing ourselves takes us a bit further every time....

pushing through the doubts

PUSHING THROUGH THE DOUBTS

Here is a little breakdown of my preparation. I want to show you that my training does not involve sacrificing everything to prepare for this challenge. I try to fit the preparation in my normal schedule....