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LEARNING TO FLY

03/26/09

Yesterday I posted a booking form and a deposit cheque. This summer I intend to undertake a two day course to teach me the basics of paragliding. ” You can’t…

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INSPIRATION

03/22/09

Here I am. It’s Sunday night and I am spending time wondering what I should blog about. Sunday evening appears to have become the blogging hour and I like the…

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SOWING SEEDS

03/15/09

I, like most of the adult population if the media is to be believed, intend to grow my own this year. In these austere times the whole of the UK…

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MOVING ON

03/08/09

It has been a strange week. Various things have happened which have been out of the ordinary but the one I choose to dwell on here is the passing of…

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NO BIRTHDAY THIS YEAR

03/01/09

Today is not my son’s birthday. It wasn’t his birthday yesterday either. In fact he will not celebrate another birthday for three years. You guessed it. Leap year baby. My…

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HALF TERM ENDS

02/22/09

Half term is finished. Tomorrow life regains it’s structure and picks up speed once more. Although February half term holiday is the hardest of the school breaks as nothing is…

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HAPPY HORMONES

02/15/09

There may be trouble ahead. I can see it looming on the horizon. My eldest is 12 going on 15 and I fear that my efforts to keep her 12…

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WHY I DON’T RUN

02/08/09

“I want to get fit. Who’s coming for a run ” announced my 12 year old at 7.30 this morning. I don’t know why she thinks she isn’t fit. She…

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OLD DOGS AND NEW TRICKS

02/01/09

Isn’t it great when you learn to do something new. There’s that buzz that you get when you discover that, much to your surprise, you are not completely hopeless and…

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GROWING VEGETABLES

01/22/09

I am excited ! The time is almost upon me. Whilst there is no discernible change in the weather and the sun still drops behind the Moor at a ludicrously…