That was it. I’d had enough. I’d lost my momentum. Time for a day out. On my own. I searched the internet for events, most that come up now are festivals of some sort - I’m not a festival goer, not yet anyway, I have my first mini festival that’s local called Buckfest in July… Continue reading A Very British Day Out
So this was it, the day of the last (official) mile of my Diabetes Swim 22 challenge - to swim 22 miles from the 22nd February to the 22nd May. It’s the equivalent of swimming the English Channel - so today I was going to arrive in France! I was swimming, as always, with my… Continue reading I Can’t Quite Believe It!
This swimming malarkey is knackering, especially when you have a best friend encouraging you and not allowing you to quit. That friend is Viv, she’s cropped up in a couple of my other blogs. She’s my rock, the voice in my head and conscience on my shoulder, although I don’t always follow her advice...I can… Continue reading A Big Wet Week
Well, you’ll never guess what! I only went and did it!! I swam my First Ever Mile on Sunday night!!! I still can’t quite believe it. It was a fairly quiet pool, just Viv (aka Ariel) next to me and a couple of other people, so no body dodging or swimming over children....no I don’t… Continue reading A Big Update
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
Fresh head! Fresh ideas! Bring it! Instagram is taking a hit and Pinterest is off the scale!! It’s amazing the ideas you can find when you go hunting and even when you’re not looking!! So far.... This weekend - Snowdrops and fairy trails - booked. Peniche - West coast of Portugal, fly to Lisbon, hire… Continue reading Plan Plan Plan
Sunday Morning Brian (the storm ;-)) raged pretty much all night but I was snug as a bug in a rug in my bed, there would be no stars tonight to watch though. The morning dawned and I was straight out of bed to see what the view looked like today. It was beautiful, a… Continue reading Tintagel – Tick