Category Archives: cheerful living

the internet – in your hands

I’ve got something exciting to show you… Yep, that’s right, the second installment of my blog book has arrived! (Actually, it arrived in November, but I gave it to my mum without taking photographs so I had to wait until … Continue reading

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2014 – a year of running and gardening

I don’t know whether I ever said it here, but early in 2014 I decided I couldn’t do everything this year, and I’d concentrate on just two things – running, and gardening. After my year of buttling in 2013, I … Continue reading

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snow!

Merry Christmas! As predicted, it was a lovely quiet day here. We opened gifts, spoke to family, and pottered around slowly making dinner, then pulled on our boots for a late afternoon stomp around the woods (with a quick visit … Continue reading

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nearly there…

Things have started getting a little festive around here. I love it. My presents are nearly bought, our tree is up, and I’ve been out every weekend with the flute choir playing carols at local Christmas fairs. I’ve eaten quite … Continue reading

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more wanderings

We’ve been wandering around the city again. A different side this time, and one I’m not too familiar with, although I have crossed over this river before. This is the River Don, and our walk was another part of the … Continue reading

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whose stupid idea was this?

Here I am, being laughed at by my sister at the start of the Chester Marathon last Sunday. You might remember she was meant to be running too, but hurt her leg (apparently) so had to pull out. She doesn’t … Continue reading

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converging

Looking at my posts for the last few weeks you’d think I did nothing but run and go on holiday. Not true, of course, although I have done quite a bit of both of those things lately. The marathon is … Continue reading

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