Clean Pesto & Courgetti – mmmmm!

Toast a good handful of pine nuts and leave to cool whilst you use a vegetable peeler to make ribbons of courgette (or if you like gadgets get a spiralizer to make ‘spaghetti’ from your courgettes). Once cool, blitz the toasted pine nuts in a food processor with the zest & juice of ½ a…

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Fitness Testing Kids

There’s a report in the news today that suggests that we should be fitness testing kids as an attempt to reduce the burden on the NHS in their later life. Only 50% of 7 year old get the recommended 60 minutes of physical activity per day. The campaign group wants to test children’s fitness in…

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Thinking like a child

The first Shaolin Freestyle Little Dragons camp took place over the weekend. Yes, the weekend that had Friday and Saturday’s torrential rain storms. The Little Dragons is our introduction class for 3-6 year olds. “3-6 year olds camping in torrential rain” I hear the concern in your voice.  “It must have been horrible for them…

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Swimming with dinosaurs

This morning, I’ve been over to Stoney Cove for an Open Water training swim. Stoney Cove is mainly a dive training centre with lots of sunken wreckages to explore much deeper down.  There are a few things closer to the surface, today I swan over a submarine and the front part of a plane cabin.…

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_chieve ___tc_mp – Why the missing letters?

This week is National Blood Week, you may have noticed the campaign to raise awareness of the missing donors. Some leading brands have been missing the blood type letters of their labels to show support, we have done the same. Over 200,000 new donors are needed each year to ensure the supply can match the…

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