Category Archives: saturday mornings

walking round the city (1)

Today we went for a walk. Along the deeply eroded path through the heather, and up on to the top of the rocks. I love this place. It’s close to the city, and so windswept, and you can see ever … Continue reading

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did i mention how much i love running?

Did I mention how much I love running right now? Oh, I did? More than once? Sorry. Actually, I’m not sorry at all. I’m going to say it again. I love running. I love my running shoes being covered in … Continue reading

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cycling (or not)

My mum came to visit last weekend. She’s just acquired a little folding bike like mine, and we planned a folding bike convoy along an old railway line out in the peak district. Saturday morning brought sunshine, cold but bright, … Continue reading

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sunshine in the garden

These last couple of weekends have been filled with late September sunshine. Outside has been the only place to be. I started in my own garden, lazing around and drinking tea. On Sunday I went to Allotment Soup, an art-and-allotment-and-soup … Continue reading

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friday frolics (and screen-free sunday)

Yesterday was the second of my newly-free Fridays. I spent the morning on a train coming home from our work’s not-Christmas night out (I hadn’t been out all night, I promise!), and in the afternoon braved the arctic conditions to … Continue reading

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counting bugs (and birds and plants and fish)

Last weekend I found myself face to face with this gorgeous little harvest mouse. I’ve never met one before – he was so tiny! He also wasn’t very keen on staying still, so all my photos are rather blurry – … Continue reading

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an ordinary-extraordinary weekend

An ordinary weekend, this one, filled with extraordinary things. An 18 mile run, during which I stopped to stretch out on the arm of a lock gate in the sunshine (and nearly fell asleep). At the end I ate an … Continue reading

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