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Showing posts from July, 2010


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

One Year On

The Gallery: Nature

Review: Turbo Snake from JML

The Naughty Step

Why I told no-one my real name on holiday

Cancer - Your Story : Assume The Position

Life Without A T.V.


Little Pigs Have Big Ears

Poetry Corner

Soldier, Soldier

Let's Talk About Sex, Baby

Private(s) Naming Ceremony

Is This Progress?

Silence Isn't Golden - It's Wet

Painted Lady

Road Rage

The Chancers Guide to School Governance

10 Things That Surprised Me About Being A Mum

Craft Time - Gift Bags

Crich Tramway Village - Family Day Out

Tortured Dreams

Cancer - Your Story : My Grandad, The Real Hero

Being Fabulous


Happy Birthday?

Holiday Guest Posts




Jog On (Part 2)

Saving IS Fun, I Promise - Guest Post

The Medicine Cupboard