Tag Archives: sporting life

Race for life

The true Olympic ethos has it that ‘it’s not the winning but the taking part that counts.’ This is also true of my family and friends who have stepped up to fundraise for my illness, cystic fibrosis (CF)*. Perhaps prompted … Continue reading

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Once more…

As I get back into the swing of things after my recent IV treatment for my cystic fibrosis (CF)*, I’m drawing inspiration from the battle cry of William Shakespeare’s historic play Henry V: “Once more unto the breach, dear friends, … Continue reading

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Fighting Talk

In life actions often speak louder than words. This is especially true when applied to the sport of boxing as David Haye discovered when he came up against the man mountain Wladimir Klitschko last week. This fight got me thinking … Continue reading

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The show must go on

Quite a lot of my time living with Cystic Fibrosis* feels like a giant act covering up how I’m feeling physically and mentally. My coping mechanism at these times is to ignore it; think ‘I can’ thoughts and have a … Continue reading

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This sporting life

The first half was a mix of fortunes, the half time talk was inspirational, while the second half has been a stop-start affair due to declining fitness levels but as I approach my 40th year milestone, it looks like my … Continue reading

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