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From 1:39 to DNF…? When the half-marathon doesn’t go quite to plan…

It’s 5pm, it’s 22 degrees outside and I’m on my sofa in my pyjamas. To say today didn’t go to plan is the understatement of the century. My first half-marathon of my five race ambition for MS-UK, and it all very nearly ended in the worst way possible. It was a 6am start this morning… Continue reading From 1:39 to DNF…? When the half-marathon doesn’t go quite to plan…

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A trip to Bristol and a catch up with MS-UK

On Wednesday this week, Jas and I took Luna on the road and we headed over to Bristol for the day. We were visiting Oasis Academy, Brislington, where we held two interactive sessions for the students in Years 7, 8, 9 and 10. The day didn’t get off to the best start, as I very… Continue reading A trip to Bristol and a catch up with MS-UK

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A momentous occasion…

I was planning on writing about the importance of rest and recuperation this week, as I’ve been hit with all sorts in these last seven days, which are all probably due to lack of rest. Tuesday track felt really hard. Don’t get me wrong, it’s always hard - I’m trying my best to keep up… Continue reading A momentous occasion…

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It’s been a while…

I am back, after a two week hiatus. It’s been an interesting time; it’s true what everyone says about raising investment. It’s hard and it takes a long time… For the past two Sundays I really either a) didn’t feel inspired to write a blog post because I was too tired and/or emotionally exhausted or… Continue reading It’s been a while…

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My first time running with a bright yellow flag on my back…

This weeks update will be a little short; another week and another round of investor meetings and calls. We’re still on the investor trail, which to be honest has filled most of the week. We’ve been busy (when are we not?!) but it doesn’t feel like much to report… On Wednesday night we were invited… Continue reading My first time running with a bright yellow flag on my back…

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Manifesting term sheets and filming fun recruitment videos…

It feels like we’ve made a lot of progress this week 🎉 and it’s been one of the busiest yet. Sunday long run Monday started with lots more emailing and seed planting, in terms of our investment round. I was specifically targeting “Angel” investors and “Angel” groups, and it was literally all I did all… Continue reading Manifesting term sheets and filming fun recruitment videos…

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A whirlwind week following OSEF…

Somehow we are hurtling towards the middle of March already and I’m not really sure how. This week has been crazy (in a good way!) since OSEF last Friday. The main focus for this week has been two-fold: preparing everything ready for investor conversations; which have started happening sooner than we had planned! And building… Continue reading A whirlwind week following OSEF…

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Did I speak too soon…? Probably…

Thank you for all the concern/messages/love last week when there was no blog post! Last week I really wasn’t feeling well and I was also very tired from the previous week, so I did the sensible thing and actually went home for a couple of days to recuperate. Not really feeling much more rested, I… Continue reading Did I speak too soon…? Probably…

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We have an app. On a phone. And working. Omg.

Oh hey 👋 Jas and I agreed in our Friday reflection session that this week has been the first week we have both felt stressed doing Luna. Yes, we’ve been working hard since October on this - all day, most evenings and to be honest, most weekends in one way or another but this week,… Continue reading We have an app. On a phone. And working. Omg.

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When will I ever talk about anything other than building an app…

…not just yet. Another week goes by, another week spent watching YouTube, learning how to build a no-code app. My week peaked on Friday when I received an email from Adalo (the platform I am using to build the app) congratulating me on unlocking the next level of member status because, I quote, “we see… Continue reading When will I ever talk about anything other than building an app…