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Things To Do Before I Turn 50

  (also known as my "TA-DA" list as opposed to a "to do" list) It was my 49th birthday a few days ago and this got me thinking. Any birthday that ends with a zero always feels a bit like milestone or a landmark and, when I hit the big "five-o" in 2022, I don't want huge parties or celebrations but I would like to have ticked a few things off my low-effort bucket list.   I see these things as a way to improve my mental and physical health, plus a few slightly off-the-wall experiences that would make for great memories.  Start running again and include the following: Lead a C25K group again  Participate in parkrun EVERY week where possible  < ongoing (now parkrun Run Director too) Visit local landmarks whilst running  Train for a long race - building up from 5k > 10k > 10 miles > half marathon, with a couple of longer trail races mixed in  Lose a lot bit of weight Post more on Instagram or give the blog a bit of a reboot < ongoing Look at

Another "marshmallow" video - My Vlog (updated)

This is my marshmallow challenge video.  It all stems from a challenge laid down by Heather at NoteFromLapland (explained here).  Please watch the video in full and follow all the instructions.

As you have now watched the video, consider yourself "tagged" if you want to join in.  Child #3 wanted a go and here is his attempt:  

We intend to move on to cream crackers and cheesy wotsits so expect more vlogs from us in the very near future.

I was having issues with YouTube whilst trying to upload the first vlog so I used Facebook Video.  Of course, now all my Facebook friends have see my pathetic attempt and some have joined in, also getting their children involved.  From this has stemmed a Facebook group (Marshmallow Squeeze) where you can post your videos and join in the fun!!