Archive for November, 2017

Back in the Swim

I had a bit of a breakthrough on Wednesday- I got myself back in the water! You may remember I had rather stupidly entered the Half Outlaw Triathlon this year but had to drop out due to the infected abscess on my back… I hadn’t been swimming since- that’s seven months!

I kept thinking about getting back into the water… hell, I even dreamt of getting back into a swimming pool. I was so scared that I would completely forget how to do front crawl and revert back to my doggie paddle. I have had a few days off from work this week and though it was just high time I did it!

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When Choice Can be a Problem…

As 2017 draws to a close (is it just me or has it only been five minutes since last Christmas and New Year?!) I am sure that everyone’s thoughts are turning to next year’s adventures.

I am no exception but when I try to decide on what to do next year I have a dilemma- the dilemma of Too Much Choice!

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Autumn’s Appeal at Bradgate Park

I am not usually a big fan of Autumn. For me, Autumn means the end of Summer, the end of those lovely long light evenings, the onset of winter with rain, cold, mud, mud and more mud…

I prefer Spring- when the countryside starts bursting into life, the days get longer and you start being able to go for a walk after tea. However, I must admit that Autumn has a certain appeal, especially those gorgeous colours.

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