Our ordinary weekends
Feb21

Our ordinary weekends

When I see people getting excited about the weekend on social media, I never really get it. Sometimes, dare I say it, I prefer weekdays. Our weekends aren’t exciting. We don’t go on family days out. We don’t have a lovely family DVD evening with popcorn. We don’t have a Friday night takeaway. Our weekends are all about sport. Our weekends have been about sport since my 15 year old son was 7. That’s a long...

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Getting her shine back
Feb19

Getting her shine back

If was to describe my daughter, I would say she shines. All of my kids are likeable, of course (yes, I’m biased), but her likability shines out of her. There is something about her that draws people to her. She smiles. She’s friendly with a good sense of humour. She’s caring and kind. She’s well behaved and hardworking, without being a goody-goody or a show off. She looks a bit different with her very long hair...

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Marathon training: The first few weeks
Feb18

Marathon training: The first few weeks

I’ve decided not to bore you by updating you on my marathon training every single week. Especially as the first couple of weeks on my training plan involved less running than I usually do. I decided to follow Newport marathon’s own training plan, which only lasts 15 weeks and starts off slowly, but then builds up very quickly. The first week recommended just three runs, with the longest being a 60 minute ‘light...

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Silent Sunday 17.2.19
Feb17

Silent Sunday 17.2.19

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Project 365 2019 Week 7
Feb16

Project 365 2019 Week 7

It’s been a mild, spring-like week and I’m happy that the kids have now broken up for half-term. Here’s our week in pictures… Day 41 – Sunday 10th February – last Sunday, my daughter was very excited about getting a new dance outfit for a school competition. When it arrived on Tuesday, she was too ill to even take it out of the packet. Today, she finally took it out of the package and put it on. The...

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