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Getting back on track

Well, after the various crises and demands of the past few weeks, I am at last able to begin thinking about getting back on track.  First off is to find a slot when I can start… 334 more words

60th Year

Fire and ice in the Shropshire Hills

I managed my first proper run of 2015 this morning. Up and over Stapeley, and it was stunning. I only had my mobile phone, so lacking in resolution, and it doesn’t handle the sun very well, but, it was beautiful out.

It’s raining now though…….



Yesterday evening this advert aired for the first time on national television. Since then, half a million people have watched it on YouTube.

This Girl Can is the name of a new campaign set up by Sport England to tackle the fact that women are significantly less likely than men to regularly participate in sport or exercise. 533 more words

BK's YouTube Picks: This Girl Can

As many of you know, a good chunk of my “spare time” is spent volunteering with GIrlguiding UK. Currently I help lead two units – a Guide Unit with girls aged 10-14, and a Ranger Unit with (soon to be two groups) of young women aged 14-25. 320 more words

BK's YouTube Picks

There’s a small herd of Highland cattle currently grazing on Stiperstones, near the Hollies. They are an impressive bunch, and add a bit of variety to the usual cattle breeds up there!