I #loveparkrun

On 25th April 2014, I posted a picture on Facebook (see below redacted to protect my running identity). It was my parkrun barcode. It represented a final goal in a personal challenge, I had set myself in January, to get running again after the birth of MM in 2012. It took me a long time … [Read more…]

Today in the Monkey House: The return of walking the school run.

Anyone who has been following from the beginning will remember my post Getting Started: Monkeys Incorporated where I wrote about the October 2015 Walk to School Week. The general gist is that walking to school is great exercise for both you and the monkeys, however it can also extremely stressful and fraught with danger. On Thursday, myself, … [Read more…]

It’s time to talk!

Today is Time to Talk day. So in honour of this I am going to share some things with you. Today is all about encouraging people to talk about mental health. Not just serious mental illness but just how you are feeling. This is a topic that, as you know I feel passionately about. Sometimes … [Read more…]