Browsing All posts tagged under »Holidays«

Shoot for the moon

December 20, 2013


Every year, I write a post about resolutions… the glorious opportunity to take a blank sheet of paper and design the year to come, just as you wish. It’s exciting and makes anything seem possible. Because it is! I know I’ve spent a good few hours over the last few weeks, plotting and planning my […]

Start 2 finish

December 30, 2012


Over the next couple of days, people far and wide will be plotting and planning & dreaming and scheming for 2013. Just like every other New Year, there will be things you want to achieve, address and change … and just like every other year, the truly relevant question is not ‘what will you start’ […]

What would Charlotte do?

December 24, 2012


This post title was a great line from an edge-of-your-seat episode of Spooks the other night … ‘What would Charlotte do?’ I immediately took note to think about it afterwards. The line was a reference to the way a spider operates.  Every web that’s destroyed is simply replaced … the spider starts spinning another, one […]

Gifts & Presents

January 3, 2011


This morning I ran my last sweet run in bonnie Scotland … not a long one, nor a particularly scenic one.  It was still dark and you could already tell it was going to be a pretty dreich* day. But nonetheless, I was determined to pound the streets and get my fix of cool crisp […]

Time for a one-on-one Q&A

December 30, 2010


It’s that time of year when I for one am setting yet more goals … new year, new opportunities, new focus and so on. And … as I’ve spent the last few weeks back in bonnie Scotland and had some stunningly scenic solo runs, which have made the perfect backdrop for plotting and planning what […]

Tori’s Advent Acts

December 1, 2010


I’ve long been a believer in random acts of kindness … but I do tend to go through phases when I’ll do them daily and then when life gets choc-a-bloc and I’m racing to meet deadlines, social engagements, training commitments and so on, I lapse. Anyway, as it’s the 1st December today, most people start […]