Most people would just catch the Eurostar to go from London to Paris. Not Emma Moonlight. The 28-year-old fancies a challenge. Emma, from Nottingham, will be cycling 300 miles from London to Paris over four days from 23 July. As we gear up to Red Cross Week 2014, Emma tells the emotional story behind her endeavours…
I know I’m a little crazy when it comes to challenging myself to do slightly extreme things, but I think signing up to cycle from London to Paris just about tops it!
Many of my friends and colleagues say I’m crazy for cycling to work through Nottingham’s horrendous rush hour traffic. In fact, most of them think I’m crazy for cycling eight miles each way, regardless of the traffic.
People who know me a little better, though, think I’m crazy to still be cycling at all. About four years ago my partner was knocked off his bike while commuting home from work. More