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Total Ninja – The World’s largest Ninja training park

Total Ninja – The World’s largest Ninja training park

Ever fancied training to be a Ninja? Well now you can, at Total Ninja, an indoor obstacle course training park for Ninjas of all ages and abilities!

20 Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer episodes

20 Best Buffy the Vampire Slayer episodes

In honour of today being 20 years since the first episode of Buffy aired, I’m bringing you my 20 best Buffy the Vampire Slayer episodes.

This Girl Can Climb – the photoshoot

This Girl Can Climb – the photoshoot

Today I took part in the This Girl Can Climb Photoshoot at Manchester Climb Centre! I loved being involved, and can’t wait to see the new campaign…

Princess Leia – The Geek’s Princess

Princess Leia – The Geek’s Princess

Princess Leia, or General Organa as she is now known, is the most iconic female heroine of my childhood, and here’s why…

Fierce Edge Cyborg leggings

Fierce Edge Cyborg leggings

Fierce Edge Cyborg leggings are from the Fierce Edge comic book and gaming inspired sportswear, and I tested them on a climbing session.

Roller Derby with the Rainy City Girls

Roller Derby with the Rainy City Girls

My latest adventure involved watching the Rainy City Roller Derby team for one of their matches & then joining them for a new skater session.

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Getting started with rock climbing

Getting started with rock climbing

After completing my rock climbing taster session, we signed up for a beginner’s course, and are now four weeks into independent climbing!

Gauntlet Games 2016 – Gladiators Ready!

Gauntlet Games 2016 – Gladiators Ready!

Gauntlet Games is a fun packed obstacle course race, perfect for an OCR newbie to try their hand at some classic and some more ‘bouncy’ challenges.

Women Climb – beginner rock climbing event

Women Climb – beginner rock climbing event

Last week I had the pleasure of attending my first ever climbing session by Women Climb, at Manchester Climb Centre, as part of the BMC Women Outdoors week.

How should we be addressing the issue of Women in Tech?

How should we be addressing the issue of Women in Tech?

To be quite honest, in some ways, I’m getting a bit sick of this debate. I think that it’s about time we took a step back, and looked at the whole issue from a different perspective. Women are currently under-represented in the tech sector, and […]

Spartan Sprint – 5k mud run

Spartan Sprint – 5k mud run

Last month I ended up signing up for the Spartan Sprint 5k race at Heaton Park. I even had great intentions to do lots of training and get back into my running which I had abandoned since my colour run last year. Well, lets just […]

Ellen Ripley – The real female heroine, an extraordinary normal woman

Ellen Ripley – The real female heroine, an extraordinary normal woman

Recently it has been announced that Neill Blomkamp will be making the next instalment in the Alien franchise, and Sigourney Weaver will be back to reprise her role as Ellen Ripley. It is also rumoured that the newest instalment will ignore the films Alien 3 […]



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