Alton Water Duathlon 2010

Just sticking this here for my future reference really… Completed the Alton Water Duathlon this morning and won 1st place in my category and came 10th out of 23 ladies. The difference in the timings from the last time I completed this event in 2008 are the bit I’m most pleased about.. 2008 – 25.58 [...]

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Downspiral

Those walls that surround you, those possessions that line the walls, the cupboards that burst with every kind of pot, pan, tub, tray, those shelves that provide an array of games, controllers, consoles, speakers, remotes, the food that is so plentiful it rots before it’s used. That stack of magazines and books that slide and [...]

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The Little Prince And The Fox

The fox gazed at the little prince, for a long time. “Please – tame me!” he said. “I want to, very much,” the little prince replied. “But I have not much time. I have friends to discover, and a great many things to understand.” “One only understands the things that one tames,” said the fox. [...]

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Oh That’s Right, Blame The Fox

** Woman bitten by fox while asleep ** < http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/news/uk-11249182 > Ok I’m going to do what I do best here and that is to jump to conclusions without all the facts and make a strongly opinionated sweeping statement about something I know sod all about. IF YOU’VE GOT FOXES GETTING INTO YOUR HOUSE WHILE [...]

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Nana? Is That You?

At the weekend I went to the cemetery to see Nana and the flowers she’d been left a week ago at her funeral. I hadn’t been at the funeral but my mum had put together a hand tied bunch of Lillies and signed them from me, Cameron, my brother and herself – the only people [...]

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Today Has Been Like…

……one of those landings on an aeroplane where it hits turbulence on the descent and for several moments as you watch the landscape grown beneath you, you wonder if you’re going to smash violently into the tarmac and die a fiery death whilst the oversized suitcases and bags stowed by people who managed to smuggle [...]

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Goodbye Nana, Hello Peggy…

With my newly singled chicken left to roam on her ownsome I enlisted the help of a friend to house sit for me while I was away. I didn’t like leaving Susan the Chicken on her own but had little choice in the matter. The flights were booked and adding another chicken at this stage [...]

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