Monthly Archives: January 2011

3 sleeps to go…..

Firstly, an apology. I had every intention of blogging every day in the lead up to my trip but the last few days have passed in a bit of a daze. I have had packing to deal with, an eye … Continue reading

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8 days to go….tasting success!

Food is never far from my mind. I will be eating one meal and pretty much be planning the next one. I love great food, fabulous ingredients that are cooked well – I love cooking and I love eating. I … Continue reading

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9 days to go, 9 things I’ve learnt, so far….

I haven’t done anything hugely impressive today in terms of Kilimanjaro preparation, but I’ve been reflecting a lot on my experience so far. I thought I might share some of what I’ve learnt! 1. Whatever the question, exercise is the … Continue reading

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10 days to go……where’s Sarah?!!

It’s not every day that someone offers to make you an iPhone application! I had a call on Friday from one of the geeks the Directors my good friends at Unity 5, the team there have been so impressed with … Continue reading

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11 days to go….

I was due to be walking around Dartmoor with the rest of the Sparks Kilimanjaro team today, but unfortunately I had to pull out this morning. I have had to sacrifice a lot of time my with children in order … Continue reading

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12 days to go – and a bit of toilet humour..!

My training has practically stopped because I’m moving into that phase of getting ready for a big physical challenge where rest, eating well and sleeping are the most important things. There isn’t a huge amount to tell you on the … Continue reading

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Life’s too short

I was in a meeting last week with a candidate looking to return to employment after a period of absence, due to bereavement. Following the death of his Father, Simon needed to care for his Mother and resolve the family … Continue reading

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