Continued from Pattaya Triathlon Part 1 Race Day! So exciting! Race day! 4am. My friend Nicola and I exited our hotel and went into the street to hail a taxi. No taxis. Never mind. A drunk Thai man appeared on a scooter and ushered us to get on behind him. With few options, we went against … More Pattaya International Triathlon Part 2 – Race Day
This week, I competed in the Pattaya International Sprint Triathlon, finishing fourth in my category. As usually happens when you step outside of your comfort zone… you learn something new about yourself. I learnt, that I really, REALLY don’t like finishing fourth!!!!! 🙂
Have you ever had a dream in which you turned up to something completely unprepared? For example, you dream you arrive at your office without pants on… and have to meet your client in your undies?! Or you dream you have a big presentation on Wednesday… but you arrive on Tuesday, and the boss is ready for your presentation… … More Tri-Dash Bangkok – Olympic distance bike & run
Over the past year, I have been working in Cambodia on the protection of child victims and witnesses in human trafficking cases. Or more specifically, on the capacity-building of government officials who work on these cases. As part of this work, I have had the privilege of spending time in the Khmer Rouge Tribunal, the UN body … More Cambodia: my working week – street children and crimes against humanity
7 weeks ago, I decided to do a triathlon. I was bored with the daily grind and needed a change. I wanted to set a goal and see what would happen. So I registered for the Hua Hin International Sprint Triathlon and competed last Sunday. It was all a bit of an experiment really. As … More Hua Hin International Triathlon 2015
I have made it to my third week of triathlon training!! And it’s been harder than I thought. Here are five things I’ve learnt over the first few weeks of the journey.
So a couple of weeks ago I decided to do a triathlon. A completely random decision, I had zero expectations and no idea what I was getting myself into. Here were my initial experiences…