Exploring Kirroughtree Forest

Back in November 2019, we decided to take Polly, our camper van and do some touring of Scotland, initially around the Dumfries area, then we’d see where Polly would take us.  We were also on the hunt for, not only some great walking, but some good mountain biking trails. Our first Brit Stop seemed to be…

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#SundayStills – Favourite Sports or Hobbies

Terri Webster Schrandt’s #SundayStills Photography Challenge This weeks theme is… Favourite Sports and/or Hobbies This may be a long one, oh heck where do I start?  As a child I was never still, always doing something, trying new things and I guess, as a 54 year old, nothing has changed there 😀 Hobbies Drawing & Painting…

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#SundayStills – A Playground Can Be Anywhere

  I’ve been meaning to enter Terri’s Sunday Stills for such a long time, so this week I’m in! Here’s my take on this weeks theme – Playground A playground can be anywhere and you don’t have to be a child to enjoy it! 

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Honoured to be asked to contribute

  I’m a big fan of Sue over at sizzlingtowardssixty.com as she’s such a fabulous role model for many, but particularly for the over fifties.  Sue inspires all to keep fit and healthy, instilling positivity and enthusiasm. I was taken aback, in fact quite honoured to be asked by her to contribute to one of…

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7 Ways To Stop That Strange Feeling

Lately I’ve been a little… not sure what to call ‘it‘, ‘that feeling“.  I’m sure everyone’s felt it at some time?  That feeling…when you’re just a little ‘out of it’, not unwell, but a little…fed up?   Is it the change of season? Am I affected by SAD, Seasonal Affective Disorder?  I’m not sure, but

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Amazing over 50’s – Laura

I’m very excited to introduce another guest to my new series: Amazing over 50’s I’m inviting and featuring ‘Mid-lifers’ who are enjoying life over 50 and who are proud to shout out about great health, fitness, lifestyles, work, achievements etc, but more importantly who are embracing this time of their lives with pride. I’m so…

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#Throwback Thursday – A cheeky little canal cruise to Sprotbrough – And relax…

I wrote this post last May, before we’d sold the house and moved onto the boat.  We are so looking forward to cruising soon as work commitments and other practicalities have delayed us, but in the mean time it was nice to have a look back at one of our favourite trips.  It was also…

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It’s National Puppy Day!

Yeahy! I couldn’t let this day pass! Most readers of my blog will know that two members of our family are our dogs, Rosie (Collie) and Mille (Pug).  We love them, they are such characters so I thought I’d embarrass them both by showing their puppy photo’s as it’s National Puppy Day.

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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge

The theme this week is – Toys for Children or Adults

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Mud, Sweat & Fear!

Just your average weekend away in Wales

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A cheeky little canal cruise to Sprotbrough – And relax…

With a long Bank holiday weekend behind us, Jon and I had asked ourselves the question…a short jaunt in Polly the camper van or a little trip out in the canal boat?

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Cornwall here we come!

A trip from Yorkshire to Cornwall for some mountain biking, walking and surfing

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Turned Fifty and this is my first blog…

Why I want to blog…

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