Physical fitness, for a healthy body and mind

Peggy YoungFollowing the theme of Ivonne’s excellent blog about the benefits of knitting  on mental health I would like to put the case for exercise as well.  I can often leave work feeling very jaded and mentally tired. I find myself unable to leave my work ’problems’ behind Continue reading

Rachel Cope – one tough mudder!

RachelTough_mudder2Never one to shy away from a challenge, Rachel took part in the Tough Mudder North West event in Cheshire earlier this month.  As the name would imply it’s a tough event which takes place in mud. A fitness fanatic, Rachel completed the gruelling 11.5 mile course in under 3 hours finishing “somewhere near the front”.  Here’s some photos of the WW1 inspired carnage!

Rachel, we salute you! Continue reading