Five Ways I Beat The January Blues.

It was 10 o’clock in the morning but the sun had yet to fight its way through the thick, dark cloud.  As I wandered the now Christmas-free flat in the dull half light I caught myself humming a rather maudlin tune. After a few seconds I realised it was 'I Guess That’s Why They Call … Continue reading Five Ways I Beat The January Blues.

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Merry Christmas (and thank you).

Just a quick post to say merry Christmas and thank you for all your support this year. I had a minor operation to remove a (thankfully) harmless but rather large lump from my shoulder on Wednesday. That all went really well but then I got an infection in my gum, which hurts more than my … Continue reading Merry Christmas (and thank you).

Talking About Death With A Four-Year-Old.

“I'll always be able to count on you, won't I mummy?” Freya asked. We were sat at the dining table where she was drawing before dinner. “Of course. Always.” I answered, gently rubbing her back. She looked up from her work and smiled sweetly. What a lovely mother/daughter moment. “Not when you’re dead,” she added. … Continue reading Talking About Death With A Four-Year-Old.

A Third Of Women Harassed While Running.

  A disturbing one in three woman have been harassed when running alone, according to the results of a new survey by England Athletics released this week. It includes being shouted at, drivers honking their horns and even men running alongside them. Perhaps unsurprisingly, just under half of the 2,000 women surveyed expressed fears for their personal … Continue reading A Third Of Women Harassed While Running.