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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

100 Words - The Guest Post

The chance of a guest post; the opportunity to write what you like.  But your mind goes blank.  All those fantastic ideas have disappeared.  The page is clean – but daunting at the same time.  The readers have no idea who you are, what your “style” is or even if you are engaging… but still, you want to impress.  One wrong word and they have gone… poof, never to be seen again.  But, on the other hand, you may have them in the palm of your hand, begging for more.  Getting those words in the right order is the hardest part.

The 100 word posts are part of an occasional (supposed to be weekly) series inspired by Mr London Street.