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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

The Gallery : My Favourite Photo

You see the theme this week?  "My Favourite Photo (and why)".  Do you think that is an easy or difficult prompt?  I don't mind admitting that it has left me pondering a-while.  Should I choose a picture of my family, my extended family, scenery...?  But then I remembered a precious keepsake that I have...

Here are literally hundreds of photographs of my early life.  And for all you young'uns out there, these are called SLIDES! I rediscovered these when clearing out mum's house and the children were fascinated by them.  We also found the individual slide viewer (that looks like this) and took it in turns to HOWL laughing at the old fashioned pictures from the 1970's.

And just for the mushy vote, this was next to the boxes of slides in the drawer:  From back in the day when we were young and thin...
(Kev is going to kill me *snigger*)

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For the weekly Gallery over at Sticky Fingers.  This week's theme was "My Favourite Photo (and why)".  You can see all other entries >>> here <<<

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