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Getting Away From It All

It had been a challenging start to the New Year to say the least. A motorbike accident, potential job forced change (now confirmed) and my sister diagnosed with stage 4 cancer – all within the first few weeks of January. This meant no adventures, my time and energy had to be directed elsewhere. In short… Continue reading Getting Away From It All

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Summer Solstice Sprint – Sunset

Setting off after breakfast my ultimate destination was Morecombe on the west coast. But first I had a couple of stops to make, the first being Whitby, I had been told it was well worth a visit. I set my google maps and started off but as usual something caught my eye along the way.… Continue reading Summer Solstice Sprint – Sunset

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Summer Solstice Sprint

It’s odd where the ideas come from, often it’s just a simple conversation that sparks me off with an idea. This conversation was about the sunsets and how after the solstice the nights would start drawing in. A sobering thought when you realise we are half way through the year and you haven’t done much… Continue reading Summer Solstice Sprint

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Just Me, On My Own, in Yorkshire

Well this one was a long time coming. I knew I needed to get back to my weekends away having stalled over the winter months (apart from Singapore at Xmas) Question was, where to go, I had no great callings. Instagram is always good for inspiration. I found a photo of a waterfall that took… Continue reading Just Me, On My Own, in Yorkshire

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A Lull

It’s been a while since my last trip away. There have been reasons. The main one being the swimming. It seemed to completely take over mine and Viv’s lives. I think we actually became a little addicted to it. I am however pleased (and proud) to say I swam 30 miles, the extra challenge that… Continue reading A Lull

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Shooting The Breeze

Sunday - what a beautiful day it was! Intense blue sky and glistening frost on the ground, the view out of my window was trees, a field and a horse. The plan today was to visit a park with ancient trees and absorb some real soul food. I feel like I’m a bulb underground, slowly… Continue reading Shooting The Breeze