I am beginning to understand what it is like to live a double life. I feel like I am having an affair, sneaking out before dawn before my peers are awake and again in the evening. I am a rowing werewolf, transforming from student... more
Emma Twigg - World Champion. Sorry what?
I have longed to write this blog for the past 9 years. There is a theory that mastering a skill takes 10 years or 10,000 hours, I feel like I am living proof of this, although my... more
Lake Bohinj is a hidden paradise. Picture a lake steeped by 1500m high mountains, clear azure blue water that covers the pebbled lake bed, surrounded by lush forest that makes it a true freshwater dream. Slovenia is not always... more
You may have been wondering which rock I have been hiding under over the past 7 months. The blog has lay idle and dejected, by choice rather than neglect. The summer was always going to be a time to take a breath... more
Standing to the right of Kim Crow and Mirka Knapkova on the podium in Korea was sufficiently satisfying - two of the sport's giants. Mirka, last year's Olympic Champion took the bronze medal, while I finished second behind this... more
Korea has surpassed all expectations so far. Perhaps that’s because I left not knowing what to expect. My previous perceptions of Asia have been shaped by my experiences in China, Vietnam and Thailand. I came prepared for smog... more