What marathon training is teaching me about making change

View from a hill

Since late last autumn, I’ve been training to run the London Marathon on 21 April. Even typing that sentence gives me a little shiver of excitement. I’ve wanted to run the marathon (any marathon, really, but especially that one) for a really long time. This wasn’t the first time I’d entered the ballot, and when I found out I’d got … Read More

How can we do the best job possible?

Recently, I had some disastrous tiling done in a small shower room in our house. (Not the tiles in the featured image. I couldn’t bear to include an actual photo.) It was so bad I almost felt I could have done better myself – and I’m no expert, having only ever applied nine tiles in my whole life. Meanwhile, the … Read More