I have a thing for islands. One of my earliest memories growing up overseas was a holiday on Pangkor Island. My big sister warned me darkly of an evil monkey with long curly fangs who resided near our hotel. He never showed up, but the thought of him added to the thrill of being marooned... Continue Reading →
First Proper Training Hike: GETTING SERIOUS.
6 July. This date looms worryingly near, and all I’ve achieved by WEEK FIVE of the Macmillan Mighty Hike ‘training schedule’, is a few gentle saunters and a handful of lake swim circuits. With less than six weeks to go, it really is time to up the ante, get serious and focus on building stamina.... Continue Reading →