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Adventures of mum and me

Mum’s (aka pat the rat) New York visit, June/July 2013 My mother came to stay with me for a huge 5.5 weeks over the beginning of summer.  My sister joined us for the first 10 days, and our truly excellent Turks and Caicos adventure, then mum stayed on for another month after that. This was … Continue reading

Proudly iron like

Niagara Falls – and an almost FALL. After the ironman adventure was done, it was on to the next adventure.  As it turns out, Niagara Falls is a mere 2.5 hours drive from Syracuse, so why not keeping driving we thought.  Straight after the race was done, we hopped in the car and high tailed … Continue reading

Biking in the city – that’s NYC

On the bike! My training for the half ironman has been really intense over the past few weeks.  In particular, I have ridden the past 3 Saturdays consecutively over increasing distances, first 50 miles, then 60 and last Sat 70 miles.  That’s 110km, I can hardly believe it myself.  We always follow our long rides … Continue reading

Soon to be half an iron woman.

This week I finally took the plunge and did what I’ve been threatening to do for a few months now.  I entered my inaugural 70.3 race.  Otherwise known as a half ironman (although I tend to think it should be called an ironperson). So it seems, by this time in 3 months, all going well … Continue reading