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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

Music Nostalgia - The Hits Tape 6

cassette tapes, compilation tapes, 1980s, 1990s,

Hits Tape 6 front cover, I uploaded the image above as my new cover picture on Facebook and even though I've written about my discovery of old cassette tapes before, it sparked another discussion, with Leanne highlighting my ownership of The Hits Tape 6 and realising what a bloody good playlist it actually is.

*note to self: nostalgia blurs all memories

Anyway, I decided to create a YouTube playlist of all the tracks on this compilation album and now I'm going to share it with you.  Two whole hours of 1980's music in the same order as the original playlist!

You might like to subscribe to my YouTube channel too as I'm going to make some more compilation playlists to keep me from boredom and out of mischief amuse me whilst I have some time off work.