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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The cleaning nightmare
Feb15

The cleaning nightmare

I’m not a fan of cleaning. The whole Instagram cleaning and organisation phenomenon has passed me by. Because it’s still cleaning, right? I would go as far as to say that I hate cleaning. But I still do it. Because I don’t want to live in a dirty house. I’m lucky that I have a husband who is very good at cleaning and tidying. I do the bulk of it, because I’m not the one who works 14 hours a day, but he...

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The Grade 1 music exams
Feb14

The Grade 1 music exams

Our family is a lot of things. Between us, we’re a pretty talented bunch. We’ve got family members who are highly academic. Family members who are good at sport. Family members who are a good at art. Family members who are strategic thinkers. Family members who are really good with people. Family members with lots of common sense. Family members who are highly resilient. Family members with a good general knowledge. And...

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