Tag Archives: Life lessons

Zara Kane explains why Charlie Brown should be an inspiration to us all

The creator of the Peanuts cartoons once said of his character Charlie Brown, that “he must be the one who suffers, because he is a caricature of the average person. Most of us are much more acquainted with losing than winning.”  – I could not think of a better way to describe my 2016. Like […]

You get good weather in Scotland in May… don’t you? – Liz Peacock

This trip had been in the diary for a while – we were already in the highlands (thanks 10 under the ben) and we had friends travelling to join us from Surrey…and from Aberdeen… Routes were planned, accommodation booked (we were all in some sort of van except for our friends from the south, who […]

Three races in seven days? – Emma Knight

After not having entered any races since for a couple of weeks I’ve somehow managed to end up at three in the space of seven days – one of them being a National round of the Cross-country series. I had raced the first two rounds of the National XC (missed the third) but hadn’t really […]

Sun, sea and… Enduro? Laura at Round 1 of the Southern Enduro Champs

Southern Enduro Champs was the first race of the year for me, having just moved house I was not as prepared as I usually like to be, as everyone know moving takes forever, having spent the whole day packing my car I headed off in beautiful sunshine. Driving towards Minehead the view was incredible, being […]