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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

[Infographic] Celebrating Same-Sex Marriage

One of my favourite blogs is My Two Mums. When I featured Kirsty's Soundtrack to My Life I said that I loved the way that her and her wife, Clara, blog about their relationship and are very open to questions about parenting in a same-sex relationship.

In March 2014, same-sex marriage was made legal and the first ceremony is due to be held tomorrow (Saturday 29th March) so here is a fabulous infographic from The Cotswold Frock Shop which looks back at some of the moments which got us to this point.

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