Spring has Sprung (Predictable); A New Chapter ft. Imposter Syndrome

Apologies for the incredibly cliché title (cue 86,472 ‘spring has sprung’ Instagram captions featuring 86,472 23-year-old females posing provocatively next to blossom trees), but it seemed apt for this post. After spending a magical long weekend in Dubrovnik and taking the rest of this week off work, I’ve had some time to reflect on theContinue reading “Spring has Sprung (Predictable); A New Chapter ft. Imposter Syndrome”

Malawi Diaries Part 3: Kayak Challenge & Rainbow Hope Secondary School

The third and final challenge was a 25km Kayak on Lake Malawi, around Cape Maclear and Domwe Island. I have never kayaked before, much to the amusement and disbelief of my wonderful and very patient kayaking guide. In fact, I haven’t been in a boat since 2003; 15 years ago, I went on a schoolContinue reading “Malawi Diaries Part 3: Kayak Challenge & Rainbow Hope Secondary School”

Malawi Diaries Part 2: Cycle Challenge & YODEP

The second part of my Malawi Diaries will cover our visit to YODEP Village Community Project and our next challenge – the 55k Zomba Plateau Ride (climbing over 6000ft!) I am a (very) nervous cyclist, therefore I anticipated that this would be my biggest challenge of the three. However, this brutal mountain bike was tougherContinue reading “Malawi Diaries Part 2: Cycle Challenge & YODEP”

Malawi Training/ I have no idea what I’m doing

Upon recently being accepted onto the ultimate Malawi Challenge: Sport with a Purpose, I frantically began searching for training plans for similar challenges. This raised 2 key issues: The majority of plans were created to be undertaken 6 months prior to expedition, and I depart on 6th October I couldn’t find any similar challenges… ThereforeContinue reading “Malawi Training/ I have no idea what I’m doing”