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5 Happy Things #20

Hello! It’s been a while hasn’t it?! I have been very busy at work, then decided to go a week without the blog or blog reading on holiday, and it was kind of just what I needed…  I have totally fallen out with my blog…

February 13, 2017

5 Happy Things #15

How has another fortnight passed by? Here I am with another of my 5 Happy Things, which seems quite important lately given the news and world events of late. I must admit I love Katy’s Happy Monday posts and these are part of the inspiration for…

November 22, 2016

5 Happy Things #13

Hello! It’s been a while since I’ve written one of these. I must admit that being ill and going away hasn’t left me much time for blogging so I’m trying to get back into it.  What a place to start, with one of my…

October 25, 2016

Days 256-271 | #365 Update

I love my #365project, so I thought I would try and catch you all up again, as usual I’m running a few weeks behind! It’s also a bit weird writing about the time pre-PhD hand in… Day 256- We went on an epic walk…

November 16, 2015
bean bag

Is Staying In the New Going Out?

Recently there’s been a lot of research from money saving companies into how our lifestyle habits have changed over the last few years. One of the big things is that staying in seems to have become the new going out. Personally I have to admit…

March 23, 2015
This Girl Can_Miss Pond
Health & Fitness

This Girl Can!

Now some of you may have already seen the most amazing This Girl CanΒ advert from Sport England on TV since last week. The reason for it? Well it’s been found that farΒ fewer women exercise than men, and more recently aΒ study has shown that activity…

January 22, 2015
Kinder Scout_Edale to Glossop Hike_Miss Pond
Health & Fitness

A Hike from Edale to Glossop | Hiking Route

This weekend we decided to have a bit of an adventure. My back had been playing up earlier in the week and I’d not managed my planned runs (oops) so Mr W suggested a hike. Whilst this was probably not the best idea, I’d…

January 20, 2015
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#20 My Holiday Round Up | #Blogmas

Hi everyone! I’m just on my way back home from a wonderful week away in Aviemore, Scotland. We walked up snowy mountains, trekked through pretty forests and enjoyed the company of good friends πŸ™‚ Last night we had haggis to celebrate the end of…

December 20, 2014
Christmas Travel

#12 My Holiday | #Blogmas

TOMORROW. TOMORROW! I am off to Aviemore for a week away involving mountains, gin, good friends, a hot tub, a sauna, a tour of the Cairngorm Brewery and maybe some skiing… Please all keep your fingers and toes crossed for an easy journey- there’s…

December 12, 2014