Last month before all the Christmas festivities, I was doing some exciting non-badminton related things with my life! I went to Tokyo for work in December which was absolutely amazing! I did not play badminton in Tokyo, but I did experience a completely different culture which I wanted to share with all of you! Further, this… Continue reading 63. Tokyo nights…
So sorry this post is mega late - I was supposed to post this a week ago but time has just got away from me. My husband's uncle passed away a couple of weeks ago and life has been hectic ever since. Culturally we have a mourning period and lots of people have been coming… Continue reading 56. Legs, bums and tums!
The split step is something that has been mentioned to me on various occasions, but I have never really understood it. If asked to do it I would jump on the spot before heading in the direction of the shuttlecock. This seemed like a huge waste of time and energy to me. Turns out, I… Continue reading 46. A tennis ball in badminton!
So as you know on Friday evening I participated in my first ever badminton tournament! I was so excited that I booked a half day off work, so that I could come home and have a nap before going. I'm so glad I did this because I hardly slept the night before! I don't know… Continue reading 42. My first ever badminton tournament!
On Tuesday evening I had a really tough decision to make and I made the most unlikely one. I had to choose between Nando's and coaching. Anyone who knows me will tell you I love chicken in pitta bread with cheese *stares off into the distance.* Aah like really even though it's 9am in the… Continue reading 36. Training Update
It's lunch time at work and other than thinking about what to eat for lunch, I am thinking about playing badminton this evening. Typical things that cross my mind before a no strings session: Who else will be there? Do I have a pair of clean ankle socks to wear? I think I washed a… Continue reading 34. Lunch time pondering
Friday was the most stressful day I've had in a while! Everyone in my office wanted help with something or another and while I love helping people, I couldn't even pee without being asked a question! When 5pm rolled around, I literally ran for the weekend! I love my job, but it had been a… Continue reading 33. Friday club, reflexes and cheeky magnums!