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Perserverance

… Another running story I’m afraid! Well I did it. I ran the Canberra Marathon last weekend and came home with a nice tidy personal best time. I am absolutely thrilled. What a wonderful feeling it is when you put in the hard yards and are rewarded  for it. I can …

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The Last Child

This is my thirteenth and last consecutive year of being at home with at least one small child. Jude starts school next year and I’m really in two minds about it. I used to look at the Mums at the Cheers & Tears morning on the first day of school, …

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Praise from the Modern Day Child

It’s sunday and the end of daylight savings. So in the confusion of the added 25 hours to the day, or so it seems, I ended up back in bed at lunchtime. Seriously, how can one teeny hour cause such havoc? Anyway as I lay there fantasising about how many minutes …

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The things you see …

I have seen some pretty weird and wonderful things when I’ve been out running. As a city runner, when you clock up …

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Life after London

In July we are coming up to our three year anniversary since we left London. I know. THREE YEARS. Before we left I …

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My love affair with running

  I have reignited my affair with running lately. I never fell out of love with it but just like human relationships, …

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Better late than never

Well it has been a while. There is nothing sadder than an abandoned blog. If you’d told me a couple of years …

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The Gall of the Universe

I’ve had one of those really crap weeks. You know the type – traffic fine, smashed iPhone, forget to turn your wi-fi …

I nearly relapsed and bought 500g of Nutella. However I was strong and did not. Instead I bought a giant Lindt ball.

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I have had to give up Nutella. F.O.R.E.VE.R. I know. I had no words either. Because the universe is basically just a …

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London Marathon x 2 .. DONE!

  Last sunday I ran my second London Marathon (VLM) and finished with an enormous smile and an enormous sigh of relief. …