Welcome To My Blog

Lessons From… Maria Costello

Maria Costello MBE is a biking legend. The Queen of Bikers has paved the way for women in motorcycling and inspired many to not only take up biking but take to the track and race.   I’ve had the pleasure of meeting Maria a few times and never cease to be amazed by her...

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Stuff Happens

So, you’re born, stuff happens and then you expire. Some good stuff happens and some not so good stuff happens. There’s a high chance I’m oversimplifying but this is the stuff that happens ‘to’ you, the stuff you’re handed. There’s no rhyme or reason, it just is what...

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Stephanie Slater: My Heroine & Gamechanger

I believe in the power of sharing personal stories. I’ve written about stories that have changed my life and I know that for all of us, there are people we can credit with being our gamechangers. It was less than three months ago that I wrote, not for the first time,...

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Getting Out Of My Own Way

Ironman. It was the one thing I had to conquer. I believed that if I could do that, I could do anything. I needed to prove to myself that I could be someone, that I could have a label I wanted and not just have ‘survivor’ floating around in the back of my mind. It’s...

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Embrace Coming Out; Every Time

This was first published by The Mighty. Coming out for the third time was possibly a little indulgent. It’s a strange phenomenon; ‘coming out’ and something that still confuses me a little bit if I’m honest. Telling people that I’m gay wasn’t nearly as noteworthy as...

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It’s My First Blog Post

As a first blog post, I would simply like to welcome you to my site. It has taken a while to get this site up and running. I was worried about sharing my journey, about what people would think and about what it would mean to be authentic. I’ve learnt from an...

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