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Addiction fiction

March 24, 2014

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Picked up the latest issue of Trail yet? If not, it’s on shelves now and promises a wonderful read of tales from the trail and my words below to make you want to tie up those laces and get out and run… she taps, unable to do so herself, with a pack of peas on her knee […]

On the piste

March 13, 2014

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… so this trip was a month or so ago, but here, a share of an article written recently re how skiing turns out to be quite a marvellous metaphor for life. Who ever thought time on the piste was time wasted?! ; ) I’ve just returned to the sweat fest of Durban from a […]

just run. anytime, anywhere.

February 21, 2014

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This morning I ran with Regents… a road running club in Durban. Needless to say, a stark departure from the Tori of old, seeing as only since being in Durbs have I actually started to run sociably as opposed to my time in Dubai. There, I loved nothing more than spending hours alone with my […]

A work of art, straight from the heart

January 17, 2014

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Regardless of our background or beliefs, creed or culture, I can safely say that every single person reading this post has at least one teacher from their past that remains etched in their memory… one teacher who just brought a subject alive, kept us engaged, opened up our eyes, inspired us to be the best […]

Wonderful races…

January 3, 2014

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in wonderful places. Still plotting and planning over your race calendar this year? Check out my feature in the latest issue of Trail magazine on the criteria to consider when picking wonderful races in wonderful places! Happy running in 2014 and remember, when the going gets tough, just continue to put one step in front of […]

Prana & power

January 1, 2014

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Sipping a coffee at Mitchell Park’s Vida yesterday with my new friend and fellow yogi, Kea, she told me about an amazing initiative called Township Yogi. In fact, I remember before she even shared the details, her words were, ‘you’re gonna love this.’ And indeed I did! Township Yogi is about raising hope and changing […]

Touching the sky

November 19, 2013

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This past weekend was one to remember. I, along with another 350 runners descended on the bijou village of Lady Grey in South Africa’s Eastern Cape for the Salomon Skyrun 2013. I expected a toughie, of that I have no doubt. The press release in the week prior, with talk of the likelihood of puking […]

High on Highover

September 30, 2013

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I’ve just spent a few absolutely glorious days in a corner of the world so effortlessly simple yet stunningly beautiful, that I can’t even type this without hiding an irreversible smile and a feeling of complete and utter contentment. Of course, the company is the greatest reason for this but beyond that, there’s just something […]

Paddle for the Planet

June 4, 2011

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This morning, 7.30am, at Jumeirah Beach Hotel’s North Beach, our crystal clear waters were awash with paddlers …. kayakers, SUP’ers, surf-skiers, dragon boaters … I even caught sight of a swimmer with paddles on his hands … all there to support a pretty awesome initiative called Paddle for the Planet. Here’s what you need to […]