This blog holds stories and memories of my family, adventures and general silliness, including the occasional rant when things really REALLY just need to be said!! The majority of posts, however, pertain to my newly-found passion of ultra-running. Click the links on the right-hand side to get to the relevant sections you want to read – and see what you want to ignore. For my 50th birthday I set myself 50 goals … I’ll introduce you to them along the way. Mostly, though, I just want to run. I entered my first ultra aged 48 because I believe that you are never too old to reinvent yourself and/or to chase a dream. Today’s world is just too full of people making excuses – ‘age’ seems to be a popular one. Nonsense! I wanted to discover something new about myself. Instead, I discovered a new world of the most humbling personalities, a sea of adventure and a whole new psychology and perspective on life, the universe and everything …..