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  • SIERRA LEONE MARATHON 2018

    When it comes to the world’s most obscure marathons, Sierra Leone is pretty high up on the list. Probably best known for the movie Blood Diamond, set against the backdrop of the country’s brutal civil war, or more recently the Ebola crisis which spilled over from neighbouring Liberia. I’ve always had an interest in the […]

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  • BLUEBERRY POWER SMOOTHIE

    The NHS Choices website calls blueberries “The grandad of the superfood trend”, valued for high levels of antioxidants and other nutrients. Indeed, some nutritionists believe that if you make only one change to your diet, it should be to add blueberries. I’m not going to argue with that, I eat them almost every day when […]

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  • RUNNER’S PORRIDGE

    Whilst I try my best to avoid all refined carbohydrates, every runner needs a good base of carbs to power (or recover from) any form of long distance running. Oats are one of the best and readily available source of slow releasing carbohydrates, as well as antioxidants and soluble fibre. I was never a huge […]

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  • SPELT SALAD WITH MANGETOUT AND CHICKEN

    This is one of those great hybrid dishes that’s both a super fresh salad and a substantial main course. BOBW (best of both worlds). It’s very much inspired by some of the salads that you find at places like Babbington and Soho House, and a million miles from the lame “side salads” that I grew […]

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  • RAW CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE

    RAW CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE I love the raw chocolate cakes from Mr Prempy and The Hardihood, but it’s quite hard to justify the price apart from for very special occasions. Whilst not as ornate as The Hardihood, this is a relatively easy, cheap and totally delicious raw cake – completely vegan, raw and refined sugar free. […]