Category Archives: Autobiographical Things

Bits and bobs and stories from my life.

Endings and Beginnings

Trials of a Week This week has been the toughest so far as Director of OPG, as a member of the Coxless Rowers, and also in my PhD quest.  It is a week that has marked the end and the … Continue reading

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The Yoga Diary: Part 2

A Month of Yoga Its almost one month to the day since I started yoga for the first time in my life.  Now I can’t imagine life without it, and its already become all encompassing.  Giving me strength for the … Continue reading

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Bicycle Stories

Your First Bike Getting your first ever bike is like a right of passage, something you rarely forget, even if you don’t recall all the intricate details.  I must have been about 5 or 6 years old when I got … Continue reading

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The Time Concept

Why does Time Fly and Yet Stand Still? Its amazes me  how the appreciation and passing of time changes so much between kid and adult-hood.  I don’t think I’ll ever fully understand why this is happens.  Perhaps we just have … Continue reading

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The Yoga Diary

I thought I’d share my yoga diary with you.  Not the most exciting bedtime reading, but I hope you will enjoy my journey from coach potato to Olympic-esque athlete.  Most of you already know, that this time next year I’ll … Continue reading

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Last Letters: Vice-Admiral Egerton

Originally posted on ISCE journals:
TO VICE-ADMIRAL SIR GEORGE LE CLEARC EGERTON. K.C.B. MY DEAR SIR GEORGE, I fear we have shot our bolt–but we have been to Pole and done the longest journey on record. I hope these letters…

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Strawberry Season

There are so many things I just love about Georgia, and I have to say that strawberry season is without doubt my all time favourite season here.  It is neither too hot, nor too cold, but just right as the … Continue reading

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