Why oh why did I think it would be a good idea to sign up to running every day in January? It might have been something about the host organisation being Girls Run the World – talking to women giving a message that we can do anything we put our minds to. Well, yes and… Continue reading January = Ranuary not Funuary!
New Year’s eve is traditionally a time of reflection and planning forward – hopeful about the year ahead whilst acknowledging the journey of the past year for good or ill. You will know that I have set myself 50 challenges to complete by the end of 2018 – one challenge for each year that Break… Continue reading Well, that’s 2017 done! How am I doing?
Inbetween moments of personal chaos and tackling 50 no sugar days (more about that in another post) I am concentrating in this chilly season on completing the MyBreak50 quilt. When visiting my lovely niece in Dundee last year I had the pleasure of seeing The Great Tapestry of Scotland (Scotlandstapestry.com) – it is made up… Continue reading Sewing to change young lives!
It’s been a while since I have recounted some of my challenges and adventures – don’t worry I haven’t stopped! One of my current preoccupations is how to do justice to the marvellous and beautiful squares all sorts of people have been making for me. The plan is to make them into a beautiful quilt… Continue reading Why can’t I do as I’m told?
Run Norwich 10k Tuesday – 44 miles on old faithful Norwich to Earsham Hall Saturday 38 miles Norwich to Old Buckingham More magic squares arrive for the quilt
Well it’s been a while since the muse has taken me. In brief the last month has seen me walking 50 miles across the beautiful North Norfolk coastal path with my colleagues’ Janes, Anriette and Graeme. The weekend was blessed with sun,laughter and exhilarating landscapes peppered with pain and downright determination. Fatigue and pain worked… Continue reading Running like the clappers!
During this journey of 50 challenges I have received advice from those who are wiser and more experienced than me – usually freely given and well intentioned. However, I have a penchant for needing to come to my own conclusion and also a reluctance to spend unnecessarily on goods I don’t see the need for.… Continue reading Learning the hard way