June 2021

‘If you build it, they will come…’

This week my update talks about the growing energy and community of Barefoot Across Borders… People are gathering! ‘If you build it they will come’ I didn’t realise there was so...
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A 5k race around Battersea Park

I felt free I felt like I was flying on land It felt fun fun and more fun. In every step I felt alive  My spirit felt light and what my...
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Run Through UK 5k race Battersea Park

I raced my first barefoot 5k as part of my preparation to race the London Landmarks half marathon on August 1st. All of it building my fitness and toughening my feet...
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Going beyond boundaries with Cathy Ulliot

Cathy Ulliot  completed her first marathon in London in 1997, she went on to compete in seven more London marathons. She worked through some years of chronic injury to then compete in...
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A treat for my feet!

I have just had an incredible reflexology treatment from Jason! Thank you Jason… Jason contacted me on Instagram and offered me a complimentary treatment! It was so valuable on so many...
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How to prepare to run on ‘Ouchie ground’!

Welcome to my weekly update! This week Anadi asked me how I am preparing for the possibility of all manner of potentially challenging conditions! And I practise on the ouchie circuit...
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The mystery of the moment

‘Look out for glass!’ ‘You’ll hurt your feet… Your bones, your ligaments!’ ‘You’ll cut yourself!’ ‘Be careful’ ‘Isn’t it uncomfortable?’ ‘Lady! Where are your shoes?’ ‘I like your style’ ‘You’re so...
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Going beyond boundaries with Anadi Taylor

Anadi James Taylor practised Kung Fu to a high level between 2000 and 2008… In 2005 he travelled to China to train with the Shaolin monks to experience for himself how...
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Barefoot Meditation on the move

Each week I share an update on my preparation – physical mental and spiritual – to run barefoot from John O’Groats to Lands End next year… This week Anadi (my husband)...
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Becoming the step…

A resounding crash – a pause… We were all together – a crowd of friends who did not know one another… All drawn to eat in the same space, to break...
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