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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

Zalando UK Wishlist

I'm addicted to Zalando!  Regular readers of this blog will already know this.  I am like a not-so-secret Zalando dealer after managing to get a few friends completely and utterly hooked too!  I can't decide whether it's their choice of designers that suit my sense of style or the fact that the clothing is affordable (and even more so when you check out their sale items).  Designers Anna Field and Vera Modo are my current favourites - you only have to look back at my previous posts to see that!

A couple of recent purchases have included this Vera Modo jumper dress and this Great Plains maxi skirt, both of which I'm loving more than I thought I would.  Not my usual choices but I'm glad I took the plunge and chose something a bit different.


vera modo jumper dress from Zalandogreat plains maxi skirt from Zalando



I've also just found out that they have a 'Home' section and now want this plastic bowl or this turntable beanbag!  Both are now on my "Wish List" on the website along with a variety of other items to remind me to buy them or just to drool over from time to time.
spalsh fruit bowlturntable beanbag