Four of my TV indulgences

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I hate the word ‘guilty-pleasures’. Nothing that gives you pleasure should make you guilty (unless of course it falls outside moral and legal parameters): not chocolate, not lying in a bath with a glass of wine, not stalking people on social media, not reading what you want to read and definitely not watching what you […]

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Take 5

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1. 10k I did it, I did a 10k charity run! I’ll write more about this in another post but we did it! We ran around 8km of the whole 10km which is about double what we’d ever managed in a training run. Turns out the encouragement of a crowd and someone laying out the […]

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February reading goals

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One of my resolutions for years has been to ‘read more’. It took until 2017 to realise that I don’t need to read more, I just need to read steadier. I go through serious peaks and troughs with my reading, devouring a book or a series and then becoming stuck in that world and unable […]

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Take 5

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1. Pub Sunday Three quarters of my housemates are lovely people, a joy to catch up with at the end of the day and generally easy to live with. One quarter isn’t. And one quarter of my housemates spent all of Sunday – the first day of my younger sister’s visit – doing his very […]

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Take 5

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1. Trip home I had the most amazing trip home last week. My Saturday to Wednesday full of big blue skies, 25 degree heat, wine and good food. I read, I wandered the streets of Valencia, I caught up with my family and had lots of cuddles with our big dog Dylan. I just couldn’t […]

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