Monthly Archives: April 2014

Jelly Legs are not sweets. T-33 to TriAthy

In the second instalment of my series for Triathlon Ireland, training clicks into place, work gets in the way and I begin to build towards TriAthy with some brics. 5 weeks to go and all is well. Since we last … Continue reading

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Training fights back with the first BRIC session! – T-40 to TriAthy

Last weeks poor effort, whether enforced by injury or through my own inaction wasn’t the best of starts to my first Olympic Triathlon. Well, Easter week 2014 will be the week forever known from now on as the week that … Continue reading

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Meatball & Baked Bean casserole

This is a magnificently tasty family favourite of ours, there is very little preparation required and is a good, hearty, quick to prepare meal. 45 minutes from fridge to plate is  a real bonus and one pot cooking means less … Continue reading

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An enthusastic, if unspectacular start

The nice folks at Triathlon Ireland have asked me to log my training, thoughts and experiences in the lead up to TriAthy. Here begins the first instalment… Two weeks ago I made a decision, it made perfect sense at the … Continue reading

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Life 1 – Training 0. T-47 Days

An encouraging start last week took its toll on the injuries, the back was sore and the achilles was bad too. So bad in fact that I didn’t even look at my runners for 3 days. I’m not moaning about … Continue reading

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T-54 Days

With the decision made a week ago, the last 7 days has been a mix already! Firstly, we had to get the magnificent Swim Ireland ‘Swim for a mile’ out of the way. It was swim for a mile that … Continue reading

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Trisha’s Brown Bread

I’ve tried for ages to find a bread recipe that is easy enough to prepare, make and cook. I’m not into waiting for things to rise or prove, I just like to weigh, mix and cook. It goes down well … Continue reading

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