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Happy Talking…

Happy Talking 5 reasons why “It’s good to talk…” The famous 90’s BT advertising slogan, celebrating the virtues of communication- "It's good to talk". It was a stroke of advertising genius. Redefining BT from simply a technology company to an essential ‘communications provider’. It has a place in our collective memory in part due to… Continue reading Happy Talking…

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Muddy Stupid…

So from my post back in August you will see I definitely learnt a valuable lesson from my Ben Nevis Faux Pas. Deciding to scale back to a 10k at the end of September felt like such a relief, and like a really sensible decision. However because I struggle with rational and sensible, when I… Continue reading Muddy Stupid…

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Fringe Benefits…

Photo Credit to Malcolm Clark Photography Well August was a month! I’m struggling to find the words to describe the whole Fringe experience, as I’m still processing it all now, and as with most of the challenges I am moving swiftly on to the next one -so I think I don’t think I’ll even have… Continue reading Fringe Benefits…

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Get your speak on…

I was very kindly 'volunteered' for my May challenge by a colleague, who happened to notice I had a gap in my calendar of events for the month! How helpful! 🙂  It was actually quite good in that I did not have to think up a May challenge  myself, however it was also quite a lot… Continue reading Get your speak on…

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A note on being ‘Enough’…

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10102855546773781&id=61009367&sfnsn=xmmo Recieved my new 'I am enough' necklace in the post today 💗 A good little reminder, and good time to remind others too! Questioning my 'enough' has been something that's gone hand in hand for me with the fear of judgement I've spoken about before. I spent a lot of time before submitting my… Continue reading A note on being ‘Enough’…

Wednesday Wonder Women

Going with the Flo…

First of my 'Wednesday Wonder Women' is the beautiful soul that is Flo Westbrook. Flo is a photographer who describes herself as "...passionate about capturing raw emotions and the stories of those I photograph." I was lucky enough to connect with Flo through 'The Silent Scream...' project. As part of the process and journey, she… Continue reading Going with the Flo…

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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…