Tag Archives: sport

#bookreview Blood Orange by Don Massenzio – Robbie’s inspiration

Reblogged from Robbie’s Inspiration: What Amazon says It’s the night of the biggest game in men’s college basketball. Just as the two rivals are squaring off in the quest to crown a champion, tragedy strikes. A nation mourns as a … Continue reading

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Book review: Unexpectedly compelling – ‘Dangerous’ by Ian Probert

“As I sit here with this remarkable man, I realise that sometimes it takes another person to articulate your own feelings before you can begin to understand them.” Were I to pick one phrase that stands out from this book … Continue reading

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Whoo-hooo!

For some reason, the computer was even worse this morning…I couldn’t even get on to see how the campaign was doing. So it wasn’t until I was sitting with Nick as he checked that I saw his face lit up … Continue reading

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A message from Nick to you…in his own words

We’re going to do it! We’re SO CLOSE to the £3000 target to raise money for UKABIF. A massive amount of awareness has already been raised. I am so so grateful. Let me tell you how the race went. I’ve … Continue reading

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Challenges

… rode 20km in 50 minutes …  swam 750m, in a wetsuit, in a lake…. …ran 5km, then climbed to the top… Together they faced challenges, they faced their fears and they achieved something very special. The team have almost … Continue reading

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Willpower

Ronovan’s haiku prompt

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Nick’s interviews, as promised

The BBC kindly sent over the video files of the interviews with Nick before and after the Para-Tri triathlon. As so many of you who have given him your support and encouragement were unable to see them on the iPlayer … Continue reading

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Nick and co at the Para-Tri Triathlon

Where do I start? It has been the most amazing, incredible, glorious day. The road through Little Kimble had marked a turning point for my son and we drove through the sleepy village with a red kite watching from its … Continue reading

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