During this time of national crisis, brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, there are many key workers in many industries – health & social care, transport, retail, emergency services, council workers to name but a few – who are working hard to keep us well supplied, safe & secure. And we the public must do our bit too. Staying at home & social distancing when outdoors, will reduce our exposure to the Corona virus, but
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The rest of our Atlantic crossing was relatively uneventful by comparison – well almost!! Early morning (02.35 hours to be precise) on 1st October, we officially welcomed a new day of a new month by crossing into a new hemisphere. Yes we crossed the equator into the Southern Hemisphere. Now we had to wait for the court of King Neptune to be summoned & see if the Pollywogs (those slimy sailors who had never sailed
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Right now, there’s very little advice and discussion coming from the government and NHS about how we as humans can promote our own health and wellbeing, and so develop our natural defence mechanisms in the current time of this coronavirus pandemic. We believe the real challenge we face as humans fighting this pandemic, is how physically and emotionally resilient we are in the 21st-century. My passion is helping people understand how their body works and
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It’s difficult to believe that after all the years of anticipation, planning & preparation, leg 1 of my Clipper adventure is already over & phase 2 is just around the corner. How many experiences, emotions, high & lows can be squeezed into 6 weeks – when it comes to Clipper, clearly quite a lot!! Reflecting on my Atlantic adventure, I feel as though I’ve been through a physical & emotional whirlpool – & I appreciate
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With 3 weeks training under my belt, I was getting an idea of the kit and clothes I would need (and who doesn’t love more kit!) as well as the practicalities of packing. Storage space on the yacht is limited and more weight means less speed, and this is a race after all. So, we needed to learn to pack light & efficiently – not easy when the sailing outer waterproofs, jackets, boots and sleeping
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