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Walkin’ on Sunshine…

Okay so the photo above is before the fire I walked on burned down a bit and the coals were raked, but still 500+ degree Firewalk certificate holder right here. It mustn't have been too bad as I ended up doing it four times over. It was a super fun event though, and my feet… Continue reading Walkin’ on Sunshine…

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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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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…

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Reflecting on Re-invention…

The above picture is taken at the start of 2018, at the annual Edinburgh 'Loony Dook'.  Dookers take a jump into the icy cold river Forth on January 1st, in a tradition which i believe started as a hangover cure back in the 1980's!  On my part, it was an attempt to 'wash away' the… Continue reading Reflecting on Re-invention…

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Write here, Write NOW…

It turns out writing to a schedule and deadline is still super hard, who knew! I've been working over the last few months on a contribution to an anthology, themed around various mental health issues, put together by the wonderful Maria Alfieri. It's called 'The Silent Scream'. If you're interested in finding out more on… Continue reading Write here, Write NOW…