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It's enough...
Sunday, September 13, 2020      5 comments

We went for a walk this afternoon to our local nature reserve. ... Read more
Thank you kindly, thanks and thank you again!
Wednesday, September 09, 2020      5 comments

Thank you to Sparker RUTHIEBEAR who mentioned an online course in her blog. It's about the science of happiness and I've signed up to do the course myself. It made me grateful all over again for the advent of free online learning. I've don... Read more
Why is healing so slow?
Tuesday, September 01, 2020      5 comments

It's been over a week since I came off my bike. I thought I'd feel better by now. Instead of that, I'm hobbling round the house feeling sorry for myself. Everything aches. Everything is stiff. ... Read more
Unintentional bike-related acrobatics!
Tuesday, August 25, 2020      7 comments

I've often blogged about my bike rides, which I love. I go out several times a week and cycle for miles. So yesterday I noodled off as usual, c... Read more
Cycling and thinking about kayaking
Monday, August 17, 2020      5 comments

I went on my favourite cycle ride today. Down through the nature reserve along the side of the bay to the quay ... Read more
I love beginnings!
Saturday, August 01, 2020      8 comments

Happy August everybody! Now, I can't say that it's my favourite month. Here in the UK it's often humid and thundery. ... Read more
Yay! My library is back open!
Tuesday, July 28, 2020      5 comments

I've missed my trips to the library. It's walking distance from the house and, for a small village, it's a good library. They always seem to h... Read more
Fancy a trip to the beach?
Monday, July 27, 2020      4 comments

We live right on the south west coast of England and it's a lovely place to be. Lots of beaches nearby, together with forests, heaths and other types of countryside to explore. It's also a very popular tourist destination. People come from... Read more
Bikes, trains and ancient stones
Saturday, May 02, 2020      4 comments

Well I completely lost my blogging mojo for a few weeks there. But I've missed doing it, so I thought I'd share a little about my local cycleway. Here in the UK we are asked to exercise only close to home at the moment, in a place you can w... Read more
Something to cheer about! :-)
Sunday, March 29, 2020      9 comments

It's good to hear that some businesses are doing well at the moment according to this story on the BBC: "We're as busy as at Christmas time," says the owner of an online coffee business, "we're selling double." An outdoor games supplie... Read more
South West Coast Path - Westward Ho!
Saturday, March 21, 2020      5 comments

I've been doing a virtual walk along the South West Coast Path in England's West Country. It runs for over 600 miles around the coast and includes some beautiful places. Well in view of the recent restrictions, I thought a virtual walk was... Read more
Note to Self... Don't Worry - Be Happy!
Wednesday, March 18, 2020      4 comments

I'm a worrier by nature. Always have been. Can't help myself. But the good thing about that is that I have found ways to deal with it over the years. ... Read more
Free online course providing information about the coronavirus
Monday, March 16, 2020      5 comments

My second blog of the day - this is unheard of! But I thought people might find this useful, no matter where you are in the world. Futurelearn are offering an online course on the Covid-19 coronavirus and the details can be found here... Read more
Fresh air, sunshine and absolutely no news!
Monday, March 16, 2020      5 comments

Yesterday I decided that every time I was tempted to check the news, I would get up and walk or do some housework instead. What a productive day! So, using that same plan, this morning we went to our local country park. We often walk the d... Read more
Pilates anyone?
Saturday, March 07, 2020      5 comments

I'm a late adopter. I know Pilates has been around for years, but I never tried it. Until this year. I've been trying to deal with a painful hip. I'm doing the physio exercises which the doctor recommended, but I thought Pilates might help... Read more

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