Why I love blogging

Well firstly I need to say that when I first decided to write my blog, I knew nothing about it at all.  I didn’t even realise that ‘normal’ people could write a blog! I thought it was something that proper websites just had as a sideline.  I googled “how do you start a blog” and […]

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If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It

Firstly can I just say I hate the word ‘ain’t’ and I know it isn’t a proper word before anyone thinks I have lost the ability to write coherently.  Thanks.  Now I’ve cleared that up, I’ll begin. Recently online and in the news there has been a lot of comments and articles and a bit […]

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Which Hand Do You Use The Most?

Hi there, as I’m writing this on my iPad,  scrolling down with my left hand yet typing with the fingers on both hands I started thinking about whether everyone does this.  Do you use both hands for typing equally? Or just your right or left hand?   Did you know that only about ten percent of […]

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What’s it like to live in a village?

Do you live in a village? Or a town? Or perhaps you live in a city… we all have our preferences don’t we?  Although I’m not sure we all live exactly where we want to live –  it’s usually down to money, family, work and circumstance. I live in a village in Surrey in the […]

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This or That Challenge

I was tagged for this challenge by the lovely Steff, her blog is great, it’s so relatable, check it out  here I love being able to participate in things like this because it’s a fab  way of getting to know more about people you interact with online (or maybe I’m just nosey!) I love reading […]

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What I Found Out About Breast Screening

There has been quite a bit in the news lately about breast screening hasn’t there? I wanted to write about it from my own point of view. I received a letter a couple of months ago inviting me for breast screening.  My letter started off by saying “The NHS offers breast screening to save lives […]

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How Do You Know If You Drink Too Much and What To Do About It

Fairly recently I realised I was drinking far more than was good for me.  I probably only really realised this over the last couple of years though. In hindsight I think it has probably been a bit of a problem for the last few years, although I’m not really sure of an exact date. How […]

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So What’s It Like To Be Fifty?

OK so now I am actually fifty! 50! It really makes me smile and almost laugh out loud when I say it. It feels a little bit ridiculous because hand on heart, I don’t feel it in the slightest.  I think it’s really funny! I’m feeling ok about it, in fact I feel great about […]

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Attention: Community Pool

Originally posted on Novus Lectio:
Hey Swimmers, As you’ve been noticed previously I’m hosting the new community pool from Monday to Friday. This is the link to follow http://swimmersweek.wordpress.com I thought of hosting it in this blog but I’ve realized that I’d go crazy if I do it here, so I’ve opened a new blog…

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Sunshine Blogger Award

I’m so pleased to have been nominated for the Sunshine blogger Award by the lovely Fairy Kissed Daisy – thank you! 🙏 You can find her blog here.  Her blog is great, it’s written in such an honest way and is really relatable, check it out if you haven’t done so already. The Sunshine Blogger Award is an […]

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Why Do I Get So Addicted To Things I Shouldn’t?

Some people have an addictive personality, I’m one of them.  I don’t mean that our personality is so wonderful that people become addicted to us.  I mean that we easily become addicted to things that are addictive.  Probably more so than those with strong will power. For example I used to smoke.  I think I […]

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