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iTri: Week 2: Barely a Week

Week 2 in which I... -Try my first 'speed run' -Try life in the fast lane -'Barely' do a week Week 2 was barely a week!, to be frank! Arriving back physically exhausted but mentally invigorated from 4...

“Makes you feel part of something” – Part of the Night: Theatre On Tap...

Any fringe theatre-goer who’s been around London a bit will surely have been to a pub theatre. It’s a custodial London tradition if you’re a fringe-lover to cram yourself into a sweaty (if it’s...

iTRI: Week 1: A Week of Firsts

Week One, in which I... Totter about on a road bike Swim with a friend Run my first long run with a virtual friend Ride the mountains And... We're off! For the next 7 weeks...

iTRI: And Now For Something Completely Different

And now for something completely different… I’ll be taking part in the London Triathlon 2019 as part of the Her Spirit team, in partnership with 220 Triathlon and Limelight Sports.   Although a complete newbie to...

“Delightful, hot, sweaty mess” – Hotter – Soho Theatre

How well do you know your inner critic? When you look in the mirror, what does she or he whisper in your ear, or shout loudly in your face? “Too fat! Too skinny! Too...

“Claustrophobia of a corner shop” – The Amber Trap – Theatre 503

Under the fluorescent lighting stacking tins of soup, early 20-something Katie feels at home. The songs on the radio change but the customers don’t, and Hope is there to tease her, juggle fruit and...

“Dizzying heights” – Banff Mountain Film Festival – Wimbledon Theatre

The theatre is not a place you would normally associate with the great outdoors, but from January through to May 2019 Banff Mountain Film Festival has been transforming UK theatres into an enclave of...

“Expertly timed” – It’s Not a Sprint – Vault

Ever felt like you were stumbling through life rather than running it? Living in London can feel like a sprint sometimes, barging up and down escalators and chasing pay cheques whilst trying to hold family and friends, a...

“Painful but ultimately hopeful” – I Run – Vault

Grief is something that we must all experience at some point in our lives, but that fact alone does not in any way prepare us for it. When a father loses his 6-year-old daughter to...

“Intelligent and witty” – Holly Morgan is a Witch, Get Her! – Vault Festival

It’s not easy to write a comedy about something as un-funny as the torture and persecution of thousands of women, Holly Morgan acknowledges sagely, and yet, she does a bewitching job of it. If you’ve...