A little run in Pembrokeshire

On 5 March I had the pleasure of joining Arry, aka dragonrun1027, on a little part of her epic 1027 mile ultra run around the whole perimeter of Wales.  Arry started out on 24 March from Cardiff Bay and her plan is to return there on 5 May in time for the official opening of the new Wales Coast Path –  having run all around Wales to get there.

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View from a train -wowed by the West highland Line

After Edinburgh Marathon we decided to ‘let the train take the strain’ and take the West Highland Line Scotrail journey  from Glasgow to Fort William. We had  read the accolades and knew this had won the Wanderlust Travel Awards 2009 for the top train journey in the world .  Our plan was to break the journey in Fort William overnight and then take the Jacobite (famous from the Harry Potter films) to Maillag and return to Glasgow.Read More »

Three weeks in China…

We arrived in Beijing on 7 September tired, excited and wondering what to expect! After a night flight and 2 hours sleep we were greeted at the airport by John Wen – who was to be our tour manager for the next 3 weeks.   Headed for the hotel and time to grab a quick snooze before meeting the rest of the group with whom we would spend the next few weeks.Read More »