Is there really life after rowing?

At least once or twice every season, most rowers will ask him/herself “Why am I doing this?”. This isn’t going to be post about the joys of rowing; If you are interested to know why I row then there are endless blog articles on that very topic, including the very specific So, why do we row? Back to the topic in hand though, I recently had one of the aforementioned moments – on Friday to be precise. There are several things

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Device overload?!

Apple have launched the iPad Mini today. As always with Apple, the device is quite stunning – slick and shiney; It doesn’t look cheap and, to be honest, it doesn’t come cheap. Aside from the people who are Die-Hard Apple Boycotters, you cannot help but want one. The very fact that Apple have gone to the effort of making a smaller version of it’s world dominating tablet strongly indicates there is a market for it. But, as always with these

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There is always room for self-improvement!

It is, in my view, human nature to look to blame others when things go wrong. A few years ago, I started to made a concerted effort to take a step back when issues or challenging situations presented themselves, trying to look at them objectively; It wasn’t a conscious decision, but hearing myself and others always pointing the finger and placing blame began to grate. It made me mindful of a comment I read in one of my rowing books which

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Is it really possible…

…to work, commute and train to be an even half-competitive rower?! (For those from the rowing fraternity, I am targeting WIM1 levels of competition.) I suspect it is the time of year but, 8 weeks in to the new season with a structured training plan, my belief is wavering. My resolve and focus are still there (although often hidden behind a mask of tiredness and confusion) but I do question what is achievable. Of course, this is by no means me saying

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Hello, I'm Angela. I'm Mum to two small people (3 & 0). I'm a Techie, Gardener, cake lover and tea addict. I also have far too many opinions...hence the blog. You can read more about me here. You can also follow me on Twitter so you never miss a post. Hope you enjoy reading!

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