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The importance of being useful

The Revered W Awdry is largely unregarded as an author except in one very specific regard.

He is the creator of Thomas the Tank Engine, along with Edward, Henry, Gordon, James, Percy, Toby, Duck, Donald and Douglas. 169 more words

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1 Walsall Poem

I’m almost a published poet. I’ve been added to a collective effort celebrating Walsall wordsmiths in the form of a curated blog.

100 Walsall Poems… 88 more words

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Slowly around Shenstone

This Sunday, following last week’s hard slog around Aldridge 10K, I’d already lined up further torture in the shape of Shenstone Fun Run. 278 more words

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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

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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