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A holiday? Perhaps not - Cheddar Gorge December '14

This is an explanation for all those people who say: ‘You’re always going on holiday,’ and: ‘How do you afford it all?’   1,316 more words


So much for keeping up with my blog!

Here we are, two months in to 2015, and I have only just got around to writing the blog post I intended to write some nineteen months ago… Yeah. 1,509 more words

A government with no respect for life

A letter a day to number 10. No 999

Friday 13 February 2015.

Dear Mr Cameron,

“I’m not trying to live. I’m trying to survive.” So said Malcolm Burge, a vulnerable pensioner aged 66, before immolating himself and his vehicle in Cheddar Gorge, just down the road from me. 470 more words

What do I want from running during 2015?

Monday evening Matt and I went for a 5 mile run. He’d created Club Athens for him, me and Liam on Strava so we can keep up with each other’s’ training and as a way of remembering that beautiful run of Athens Marathon last November were the three of us last ran together. 634 more words


Looking back...looking forward

As we’re on the verge of beginning our Society’s 2015 programme, it seems a good time to hve a quick glance through last years calendar: we began with an evening at the Bar (nothing legal though) at the Arts Centre. 360 more words

I hit the open road

As an aspiring writer, every year I try to take on the momentous task that is NaNoWriMo. If you are unfamiliar with this phenomenon, it is an annual slog by writers across the globe to write a whopping 50,000 words in just one month. 1,559 more words