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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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Two weeks of pretending to be on Dragons Den over and over again…

I missed last weeks blog for a couple of reasons; firstly, I was just tired and really didn’t have the energy to relive the week. And secondly, because the week had been really hard and long and I didn’t want to bring those negative vibes! However, I’m back this week: multi-tasking as I ride the… Continue reading Two weeks of pretending to be on Dragons Den over and over again…

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Just missing out on a top 10 finish…

Tonight will most definitely be an early night to bed for me! Two reasons why: we’ve had a bumper week of events and meetings, plus today I took part in my first race of 2022, and it went pretty well. As I mentioned last week, we are really focused on raising our first round of… Continue reading Just missing out on a top 10 finish…

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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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We only went and won it!!

So hands up if you remember reading this last week: “Of course, it would be even better to win the competition but really the prize is just being there and having the opportunity to present to a room of hundreds of people.” Well we only actually did go and win it!! I was going to… Continue reading We only went and won it!!