I made a quick call to Iain and Rosie in the morning to say my last goodbye for a while as I didn’t know when I would be able to get signal again. 27 slightly anxious people, most of us strangers, all gathered in the reception … More Mt. Kilimanjaro Part 2 : Machame Gate to Shira Cave Camp
Saying goodbye was tough.
I’d been in tears all morning – excited about the adventure ahead and yet terrified about leaving Rosie. Suddenly the thought of being so far away from her without much, if any, contact was just all too much. … More Mt. Kilimanjaro Part 1 : Leaving for Tanzania
I haven’t slept a wink. My stomach is churning – could be the anti-malaria tablets – or maybe just the excited nervousness about what I’ll endure over the next 11 days.
Almost ten months to the day after signing up to trek Mount Kilimanjaro, today I fly out to Africa.
… More Today’s the day – Africa here I come!
We don’t get away much!
In fact we’ve not been away longer than a weekend in years (and those are mainly going to visit family!).
We tried a couple of years ago when Iain’s mum and dad kindly paid for all the family to stay together in a wonderful house by the sea in Perranporth, Cornwall. However
… More Devon delights
We did it!!! I can’t believe that three months ago, three friends consumed three bottles of wine (and a little bit more) and made the beginnings of a plan to organise a spectacular charity ball with the aim to raise over £5,000 for Muscular Dystrophy UK and I can’t believe we did it! Our grand total … More Rosie’s Charity Ball (Part 2 – the main event!)
It’s been a little bit quiet here lately!
So much has happened since my last post on April 4 – a new job, family member, book launch and album recorded, birthday parties, weddings and family outings combined with the biggest event in the Clevedon calendar – Rosie’s inaugural Charity Ball! … More Rosie’s Charity Ball (Part 1 – the run up!)
I am totally delighted, extremely excited and incredibly proud to announce that on the evening of Friday 16th June 2017, Rosie’s Charity Ball will take place at Clevedon Hall … More Rosie’s Charity Ball – 16 June 2017
When I sat down to write this post tonight the words to Fatboy Slim’s ‘Praise You’ immediately popped into my head … More Rosie’s 3rd birthday celebrations (Part 1)
I’ve been braving the cold, dark winter (avoiding the rain!) in preparation for this event since October 2016, but despite my efforts to get my fitness levels and distance running up, I still found it SO tough! … More Bath Half Marathon 2017 – Team Isabel did it!
Rosie is rare.
In fact, there are less than 50 people here in the UK with Nemaline Rod Myopathy. Less than 50. And today we are celebrating her rarity as it’s officially Rare Disease Day! … More Rosie features in Muscular Dystrophy UK’s Rare Disease Day campaign 2017!