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Snake News…

I completed my April snake handling challenge about two weeks ago, with thanks to the team at 'Edinburgh Butterfly and Insect World'. I will include a picture later in the post, so fair warning not to scroll down if you are severely phobic around snakes. I have tried to make Pandora look a little less… Continue reading Snake News…

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For Crying Out Loud…

Maria Alfieri is my 'gal Friday' in the end instead of my planned Wednesday wonder woman, as time has completely run away with me this week for a number of reasons! When you look up the definition of the name Maria,you find it is a name of debated meaning. Some believe it to mean 'sea… Continue reading For Crying Out Loud…

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Wednesday Worn Out Woman…

This weeks 'Wednesday wonder women' article has been postponed to 'sometime around lunchtime Thursday woman', as I don't have the neccessary brainpower to complete coherently on time! I still also have the write up for my April challenge to do, amoung many other things. Tonight however, I have been dutifully informed by my eldest at… Continue reading Wednesday Worn Out Woman…

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Wednesday Wonder Women…

  'Sometimes in order to grow, you need that little bit of extra support...' I am already very fortunate, in that I am surrounded by an amazing tribe of strong, supportive and capable women.  Some have been there with me for many, many years.  They have listened, supported and carried me through some of my worst times in… Continue reading Wednesday Wonder Women…

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Full Disclosure…

I've been so lucky to receive a lot of encouragement and support for my Year of No Fear project so far.  So nice to hear people wishing me luck, and at times I feel so unworthy when I hear people using words like 'brave' and 'inspiring'.  If anything, I think spending a year in a… Continue reading Full Disclosure…

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Taking Flight…

My March 'flying solo' challenge was predictably eventful, so it's taken me a while to get round to writing about it! This was the first time I've travelled by plane alone, un-medicated and in around 8 years. As I was helpfully reminded so often in the run up to the day, flying is not a… Continue reading Taking Flight…