The avulsion fracture and recovery part 1
Sep30

The avulsion fracture and recovery part 1

Earlier this year, my son suffered an avulsion fracture on his pelvis. Avulsion fractures are usually related to sport and are more common in young people who are growing quickly. When young people have their growth spurt, their bones grow faster than their muscles. So then their muscles are tight and they have to catch up with the growth of the bones. My son’s fracture was caused by pulling a muscle while doing long jump, which...

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Silent Sunday 29.9.19
Sep29

Silent Sunday 29.9.19

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Project 365 2019 Week 39
Sep28

Project 365 2019 Week 39

I got a year older and it rained a lot. Here’s our week in pictures… Day 265 – Sunday 22nd September – my 46th birthday! The forecast was for terrible weather, so we had a much more indoor sort of day than usual. We went bowling in the morning. In the evening, my husband and I went to Wagamama (my very favourite place), then to see Downton Abbey. Day 266 – Monday 23rd September – back to work and...

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Sovereign by C J Sansom
Sep27

Sovereign by C J Sansom

Sovereign is the third part in the Shardlake series of detective novels by C J Sansom and is my favourite to date. Matthew Shardlake is a London lawyer in Tudor times. With King Henry VIII on the throne, the risk of being beheaded or tortured in the Tower of London is never far away. In the autumn of 1541, Henry VIII and his wife, Queen Catherine Howard, embark on the Progress – a journey to York, accompanied by hundreds of...

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My son’s 50th parkrun
Sep25

My son’s 50th parkrun

My younger son ran his first parkrun four years ago, back in September 2015. He has just run his 50th parkrun. Running parkrun regularly has always been difficult for my son because of all the other sport he does. He can’t run parkrun on a Saturday morning when he has a rugby match at the same time. Between September and April, he has rugby or football matches most Saturday mornings. But around May or June every year, he gets...

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