Silent Sunday 26.5.19
May26

Silent Sunday 26.5.19

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Project 365 2019 Week 21
May25

Project 365 2019 Week 21

It’s been a warm and sunny week, I’ve had a decent amount of work and my son has started his A Levels! Here’s our week in pictures… Day 139 – Sunday 19th May – my husband ran Hackney half marathon, while the rest of us stayed at home. I went for an eight mile run, then my daughter and I gave the guinea pigs a bath. Day 140 – Monday 20th May – my son’s first day home of revising for...

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Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty
May24

Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty

I know that Liane Moriarty is pretty big right now, but I’d never read any of her books before. So when I saw Nine Perfect Strangers for a good price in Sainsbury’s, I though I would give it a go. And I wasn’t disappointed. Nine strangers (although technically they’re no all strangers from each other as some are married or family) go to a luxury retreat, trying to change their lives. They want to get healthy,...

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What I carry in my running belt – from 5k to marathon
May23

What I carry in my running belt – from 5k to marathon

I recently saw someone on Instagram describe herself as a ‘kitchen sink runner’ and I realise I am one too. I like to be prepared! I always run with a running belt and as an absolute minimum carry my keys and a phone (for both music and safety). If I’m honest, I feel a bit of an idiot wearing a belt on parkrun and would prefer an armband, but have yet to find one that actually fits. With runners tending to be on the...

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Becoming a licensed chaperone
May21

Becoming a licensed chaperone

When kids take part in a performance, whether they’re starring in a Hollywood film or taking part in their dance school’s annual show, they need a chaperone. Until fairly recently, for the local dance shows, it was fine for chaperones to be parents. Some of them would probably have DBS from their work or other volunteering responsibilities and some of them wouldn’t. The ones without DBS wouldn’t take the kids...

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