This will develop into a collection of personal articles that I write as and when the mood arises!


Written - 2nd October 2015

Published - 13th January 2016

True story. I was sitting on a park bench with my gaze firmly fixed on the pull-up bar that was beconing. Hang or pull?.......


Thursday 30th April 2015

During a bout of displacement activity motivated by boredom I scanned through some health and fitness apps on my iPhone.......

Tacfit Fire Fighter - Featured Athlete

Friday 28th November 2014

I had the honour of being featured on Tacfit Fire Fighter's web site. This is something that means a lot to me because of the journey that I have undertaken.......

First Alarm Training Notes

23rd April to 12th October 2014

Personal highlights taken from my training log while doing First Alarm. 

My Map Is Not Your Map

Saturday 13th September 2014

An exchange on an online forum.

My Book - Front CoverMy Book - Front Cover

Thursday 4th September 2014

An e-mail that I received today from a man that I am proud to call a true friend inspired me to make a final decision about something that has been floating around my life for the last two years.

JKSUTuesday 1st April 2014

I was just completing my fitness log in the and started to reflect on the last two and a half years of my fitness pursuits. I thought about everything that I had learned and what I had implemented to get to where I am today......

Sharing InsightsWednesday 26th March 2014

In response to a fellow forum member's observations about their training and discomfort with their back.

Why do I train?Wednesday 26th March 2014

Today a wonderful thing happened at work that made me more aware of why I work so hard in my training. For me, training encompasses mobility, conditioning and tension release.....

The Waving WhyFriday 28th March 2014

My ‘post-PE at school’ fitness pursuits began when I was 19. Two friends took me to a local gym and we lifted weights using the beautiful shiny machines. This became a regular event and lasted about a year or so. Laughing. Would the visit to the pub after our workouts be called a complementary opposite? We replaced the lost calories in under a pint!!!!