Gym closed? Try this instead.

I’ve written about how I got fit through running before, but not in such unusual circumstances so bear with me. If you are a gym bunny who is devastated at the loss of your lifeline (because I know exercise is something that keeps many of us sane) or if you are feeling anxious about your health, circumstances, the global Corona virus crisis, etc. but haven’t exercised before, I’m going to try and talk you through how I use my own body weight to increase my strength and how I run short distances for cardio and anxiety management. I’ll be 55…

Dedicated to all the others: a play.

Uma tradução deste blog será publicada na próxima semana. Obrigada a Carol de Assis. It’s odd that it took a trip to the theatre for me to really notice her. After all, she’s been hanging around, my little inky friend, for five years. There I sat at the back of a theatre just beneath the booth, 6,000 miles from my home and a little nervous because I’d agreed to this but suspected I might not like it. No, really, I’m serious. It’s not about ego; Una is my baby and though I’ve shared her with the world she is precious…

Becoming/Unbecoming

My name is Una. Meaning one, one life, one of many. What can I tell you about myself? Well, I once learned to play Mull of Kintyre on the guitar. Other kids teased me but I genuinely thought it was a nice song.