Brighton Half Marathon

Yesterday I ran the Brighton Half Marathon. This was to be a lot of firsts: My first Half Marathon race My first full road race The first race I had run with more than ~500 people First time staying away from home for a race I was running And in the end I achieved: All of the […]

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Day 23 in the low-carb house

So, we are over three weeks in to the ketosis-attempt-but-now-low-carb diet, and we have hit a slump. It is not so enjoyable. This weekend we went up to Birmingham to visit the Christmas markets and the Lantern Festival at the Botanical Gardens. That was all lovely and we had a great time. But… finding food […]

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Cretan Highlights

We have just returned from a week in Crete so I thought I would capture/share some highlights: Aquaworld Just 1km down from the hotel is Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre; a small place that does what it says in the name. As we arrived we were sent straight through to the back so we […]

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First world problems

First world problem no.1: (currently open) Tomorrow is my first day of unpaid leave from work (I am taking every other Friday off of work as unpaid to have more time to do… well we shall see!) and I don’t know what to do with myself. I could make the most of the day: go […]

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The ABCs of Me

[Copied from The Running Rebel (who poached it from someone else).] A is for: Adam – my partner and my best friend. Nothing is good unless he is with me. We are similar in so many ways (family, how we grew up etc.) and we met at just the right time in my life (online). […]

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Norfolk Prime

We have just returned from 3 lovely days in Norfolk with two of our friends (who escaped parenting duties of their 3 year-old for two nights). I also turned 31 (a good thing as it is a prime number and Reacher likes prime numbers – let me take some positivity from that!) Norfolk is rather lovely. I […]

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