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One perfect little weekend

July 22, 2017
I was going to get the place to myself over the weekend as my other half was heading to London to watch Adele the next day, so it felt like a good excuse to treat the Friday as a date night. read more
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Bubble football

June 28, 2017
An hour long session of bubble football is much like the journey of life crammed into 60 minutes. For the first 10 you all stumble around finding your feet, getting accustomed to your new abilities and physical restrictions unsure exactly how to go about things. Then it steps up, the expectations are raised and now you are struggling against the odds, aiming to take down others while trying to reach your goals ( score a goal ). Then finally the inevitable decline, your knees hurt and you've got a bit of a headache, but you feel cheerful and can see the brighter side of things having survived for so long. read more
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Bristol 10k

May 08, 2017
I hate to admit, that a few days before the Bristol 10k I considered quitting as I just hadn't done enough training beforehand.read more
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Touchdown in Ireland

April 24, 2017
I've drunk a fair load of Guinness over the years, watched Father Ted repeatedly (possibly THE FINEST comedy of all time ) and Mrs Brown’s Boys, went to the cinema to see The Commitments, had many a drink with Irish friends, and have even got Irish roots. That, for me, was 'Ireland' up until recently.read more
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The best bikes in Killarney and everything Ross

March 29, 2017
Next morning we awoke, admired the beautiful view of distant mountains from our hotel room then freshened up for breakfast. read more
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Dry January week 2, Friday eve movie night

January 13, 2017
It is rather tranquil in the cold streets below my centrally heated flat as I write on this Friday evening. Dinner was a chicken kiev reduced down to a measly 70p for two and a homely slow cooked lentil dish I concocted from red lentils, a few old spices, generous spoonfuls of thai paste and frozen veg. read more
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