Nine females, myself included, from various technology sectors in Scotland have been chosen to take part in a new initiative called Special Edition; a program dedicated to supporting and encouraging women in technology. From left to right: Darcie – MRY, Leanne – Blipfoto, Cat – Alienation Digital, Romana – Denki, Frances – Whitespace, Mhairi –(…)
The Belron Triathlon takes place this Saturday and am I ready for it? I have no idea to be honest! Over the past almost two weeks I’ve kept at my training and even attempted my first outdoor, open water swim. During the summer months, the Tri Centre in Edinburgh takes a bunch of gear out(…)
Training is still going for the Belron Triathlon on the 30th of July (the day AFTER the summer party – which is going to be tough!), to raise money for the amazing charity Afrika Tikkun (which I’ll be blogging about soon). This is also a chance for me to force myself to get back into(…)
Yesterday’s training was bitter sweet. I wasn’t 100% sure I was going to go, but I did, so that’s a tick in the pro box! Today’s Goals: • Make it to the pool • Make it to the pool (not an accident) Today’s results: • 30 laps without stopping (750 yards/685m) • 8 warmdown (200yards/183m)(…)
Starting back at swimming so much so soon, probably wasn’t the best idea, especially with my recent spasms & the issues that causes (seeing the therapist for it tomorrow!), the pain today was quite substantial. Now, I know pain – I’ve had 14 screws drilled into my spine – so even though I’m a general(…)
Training presentation I use on behalf of CIVIC UK.