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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

Christmas Shopping Suggestions - Marie Curie

The charity Marie Curie Cancer Care have contacted me and asked if I could give their online shop a bit of a shout out to the readers here at Typecast.

(click the logo to go direct to the Marie Curie Cancer Care shop)

There is a great selection of gifts available, including some bargains and discounted items. You can also buy festive food, craft bits and pieces or even send out last minute e-cards.

All of the profits go to providing free nursing care to terminally ill patients in the comfort of their own homes or one of their nine hospices.

Marie Curie Cancer Care have also offered all my readers a promotional discount code.  
To get 10% of your order enter mc10 at the checkout.  
All orders over £35 get free delivery and a free teddy. 

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Happy shopping!

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