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Anti-system connections

In stepping back to analyse recent events in our lives, sometimes strangely fluid — if not entirely lucid — patterns start to show themselves. I don’t know if there’s been a subconscious pull towards certain reading matter as of late, or if other mystic forces are at play (no, I don’t believe in deities), but a majority of what I’ve picked up and read lately seems to be blaring and reflecting back at me my recent concerns of ‘playworker as anti-system’. 1,194 more words


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Sport for gender equality

The power of sport in promoting peace and reaching development objectives has often been ignored and disrespected through history. Yet, it has been recognized by the United Nations as a fundamental right and as a critical tool to achieve the Global Goals. 1,158 more words

Gender Equality

I'm not done with 2017 - 2 very different 10km's

As many of you will be aware, 2017 hasn’t gone to plan. ‘The plan’ had been to have a superb season with many first time road races for me like the Paris Marathon and the Great North Run, as well as returning to some old favourites, including a 5th consecutive Yorkshire Marathon. 712 more words


Play Association holiday fun sessions, as told by Rob; our holiday fun co-coordinator

“The hall erupted into loud cheers and applause, as children and staff took on the ridiculous relay at Edward Woods Community Centre. Yes, you heard that correctly. 255 more words


Some bad news, some good news

After months of writing blog posts explaining what’s going on with my health and how it’s affecting my racing I’m hoping that this will be the last time I will update you! 986 more words


Thursday, June 22

*I am very behind on my posts because life happens… I am still learning and will continue to post – please notice the date as per the title.  786 more words