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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  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 new a career path or additional income stre

Shopping At Zalando Again.

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I've had another shopping spree at Zalando (Helen... stop reading NOW!  Dangerous territory) and this time I've treated myself to some clothes for work.  I've been after a versatile black skirt that I could wear on a smart and casual basis.  

After a scout around the website I found this very simple Vera Modo pencil skirt (see picture - cotton, stretchy for comfort, perfect length - just above the knee).  And because it's so comfy, I've ordered another one in navy to go with my much-worn, much-loved, now famous, blue and white jacket.  

I've also picked up a black Vera Modo jacket to match up with the skirt but again, it's comfy enough to wear casual with jeans.  I'll be wearing the jacket later this week for a meeting

I'm just checking my Paypal account too as I've just spotted some Anna Field boots that are on offer and my last pair (bought for Cybher) are still remain my favourite casual pair of boots.

If you want to read a full review of the Zalando shopping experience then have a quick look at my review I wrote earlier this year.  My views remain unchanged and Zalando is still my favourite website for women's clothing at the moment.


Zalando provided me with a voucher to spend on their website.  Please see my disclosure page for more details.