VIDEO: New personal record 107kg deadlift

This weekend I managed a new personal record (PR in fitness circles apparently) for the deadlift – 107kg. That’s 16 stn 11 1/2 lbs in old money. I’m pleased. Apologies Instagram chopped off… Continue reading

PHOTOS & VIDEO: City of the Unexpected – Roald Dahl 100

Cardiff was vibrant, amazing and inevitably very busy today. There were performances and sculptures and music – all celebrating the amazing work of Cardiff-born children’s author Roald Dahl.  Here’s a few snippets from… Continue reading

Stuffed Lambs’ Hearts

Originally posted on Cardiff Castle Garrison:
At Joust! we decided to have a go cooking some less popular cuts of meat. We went straight to the heart of the matter (ha!) and asked…

#leftoverlunches Cream of mushroom and spring onion soup

Rather than throw out some lovely leftover veg and salad (and a tiny bit of cream) I decided to cook up some tasty soup for James’s and I’s lunch tomorrow. Step 1) Chop… Continue reading

A vegan dish for a medieval palate

Originally posted on Cardiff Castle Garrison:
While most medieval peasantry were not feasting on meat every meal – they probably didn’t cater for vegans either. Along with vegetables, a typical medieval diet in…

PHOTOS: I was young once!

This week was GCSE results day. Which led to a little bit of mathematics – a dangerous occupation I know. There were some students (providing they were born in the last week of… Continue reading

Venture capital, start-ups, equity and PR

I’ve been working with the awesome folks at Finance Wales for nearly three months now. In that time I’ve penned the odd press release – here’s a few I’m proud of and I… Continue reading

PHOTOS & VIDEO: Birthday picnic

Friday 29 July was my 32nd birthday. Jim, Poppy and I packed up a picnic and headed to Rhossili on the Gower Peninsula. Puppy on a beach #puppiesofinstagram #puppies #beach #gower #cockerspaniel #cockersofinstagram… Continue reading

PHOTOS: Victorian Ball in Bath – May 2016

Early in May Sally, Alex, Cat, Mike, Alice, Jim and myself donned our Victorian glad rags and danced the night away at the Prior Attire Victorian Ball in the Bath Assembly Rooms. Pictures… Continue reading

VIDEO: 120kg sled push

So the other week it was tyre-flipping, yesterday I took on a 120kg sled push. Nailing a 120kg sled push! #lifting #strength #stengthtraining #weights #pt #sledpush A post shared by Jayne Richmond (nee… Continue reading