Serafina Jayne

Blogging about Creative Writing, Running, Health & Fitness and trying to live the good life!

The Tyre Lady | 100 Marathons by 2020 & Reducing Disposable Plastics

At the Cheltenham Challenge last Sunday, I felt privileged to be there at the finish line when Tyre Lady finished her Marathon. I'd first seen Tyre Lady as she ran through the car park ready for her second lap of... Continue Reading →

The Cheltenham Challenge | 19th June 2016

Yesterday I completed the 10km Cheltenham Challenge! I'll be writing a separate blog post about my race, but as I had such an amazing day yesterday, I wanted to do a quick write up of some of my highlights. For... Continue Reading →

Top 10 Tips for Beginner Runners

I've been running now for nearly 6 months so I wanted to share some of the top 10 tips I've picked up along the way. These are by no means all the things you need to know before you start running,... Continue Reading →

From Couch to 5k – The Journey of a Beginner Runner

This is a blog post I wrote at the end of April for my Running Club (Cheltenham Running Club). I'm sharing it here because running has given me more than just fitness, it's become a part of my life and... Continue Reading →

Travel Tales | Stockholm December 2015 – Part 1: Plankstek & Vikings

As the plane drew in to land, I couldn't help but notice the patches of Scandinavian pine forests that decorated the landscape, even though this was a city break, it still pleased me. To visit the Nordic forests has always... Continue Reading →

What an amazing week! From Comic Con to the Gower…

What an amazing week! I've gone from the hustle and bustle of Comic Con in London to the gorgeous beaches of the Gower in Wales so I thought I'd write a short post with some of the highlights. Sunday saw... Continue Reading →

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Inspired Baby Outfit – Part 2

Thanks for coming back for part 2 of The Very Hungry Caterpillar series! If you missed part 1 you can read it here. So I had chosen my yarn and I had an idea of sizing, the next thing was... Continue Reading →

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Inspired Baby Outfit – Part 1

For those of you who follow my social media, you might have seen me talking about a secret knitting project I'd been working on for a while. I was finally able to release the details of this a couple of... Continue Reading →

Cheap vs. Value for Money

The inspiration for this post actually came from a twitter chat with #makedoandmendhour where we were discussing "value for money" and the cost of repairing items. I think a lot of people mistake an item being "value for money" with... Continue Reading →

Start the Story – Creative Writing Competition

As some of you may know, I took part in Nanowrimo last year and I won - completing my 50,000 words of a first draft during the month of November. Writing has always been something I enjoyed but it wasn't... Continue Reading →

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