I sit here writing this with slightly sore legs, achy feet and a glowing sense of achievement. Recently I ran the Brighton Marathon for Mind – a charity that helps people with mental health problems and their relatives. Now that I’ve crossed the finish line and the endorphins are wearing off, I’ve had a chance to reflect on what I’ve accomplished. Covering 26.2 miles is no small feat so to help you ahead of your own race, here are some top tips from myself and fellow runners.
Spring is here so it’s time to get out into the garden and transform winter-ravaged flowerbeds into a bloomin’ lovely summer spectacle. To help your fingers turn green in 2016, we’ve ploughed the internet and dug up the very best garden bloggers. Read on to discover who’s made our list plus find out how to win two tickets to the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show that takes place this summer.