Category Archives: some things about me

a new chapter

I’ve been feeling in need of a change of late. Nothing drastic, just a new corner of the internet to call my own. I think I’ve found it, and after several days of tinkering, I’m ready to throw the doors … Continue reading

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redecorating

I fancied a bit of a change in here, what with it being a new year and all. Please bear with me while I shuffle things around a little – back to some semblance of order after the weekend, I … 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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sometimes i want to be somebody else

This is the view from our kitchen window, and I sometimes wonder what life would be like with a different view. Not from a different house (although I do think about that often enough), but a view from a different … Continue reading

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run on by

Last Thursday I ran 20 miles. Out of the house, down the road, and along the valley. A dual carriageway, into town, and then the canal. Not quite as pretty as the wooded valley, but not without charm (and, most … Continue reading

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censored slug wars

I’d planned to come here tonight and tell you about the endless battles with slugs in my garden, but the photographs of their misdemeanours won’t upload from my computer, so we’ll have to talk about more cheerful things instead. (In … Continue reading

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soon

I’ve got so many things I want to say at the minute that I can’t bring myself to write any of them down! Do you know that feeling? Where they’re all swirling around in your head and because you can’t … Continue reading

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meaningful work

I’m going to take a little break from running and gardens and scenery today to talk about work. I love my job I get to hang around with intelligent, lovely people who want to, and do, make the world a … Continue reading

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why i love triathlons

Shall I show you what I got up to at the weekend? Yep, me and my folding bike (well, one of them) did the Stratford Triathlon! I love triathlons. That’s a phrase I never thought I’d say, but it seems … Continue reading

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paying attention

At times in my life I’ve been a bit of a drifter. It’s no bad thing. It’s good to let life carry you along, see where it takes you, not worrying to much about things that ‘need doing’. Sometimes though … Continue reading

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