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Big Ears

I have been equipping my motor with new wing mirrors.

The old ones were cracked and one had been broken following poor treatment at the hands of a passing pedestrian and, more to the point, rather small compared to the bulky van body. 136 more words

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3 hours 51 minutes 11 seconds

Today I completed my first half marathon.

tl:dr I did sports. Equal parts exhausted; astonished; smug as. 339 more words

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Snow Champions Needed

I’m a Snow Champion. Walsall Council have funding in place to support 250 local people who will undertake to clear sections of pavement outside their house for the general benefit of the local community. 143 more words

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Gamification of Fitness

The people at Strava really know their target audience. I’m not even that athletic, and I’m already getting out on the road trying to set myself some records. 139 more words

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Fifteen words for Fifteen

As previously noted, I tend not to value New Year’s Resolutions as a viable move forward. They are somewhat arbitrary and can be both vague and tragically optimistic. 110 more words

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Now you see them, but they're not there.

When you look at this optical illusion, you should see grey-black spots appearing at the places where white lines cross.

Let me tell you now, in case you had any doubt,┬áthat those dots aren’t really there. 294 more words

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Bed, knobs and bicycles.

This weekend has seen three watershed moments slip by.

Firstly, the bicycles. Kids UK is a lovely charity in Birmingham and next summer I’m planning to ride coast to coast with them to raise money. 131 more words

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