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Is A Health MOT At 40 Really Worth It?

"Have you considered eating just one square of chocolate and saving the rest?" She asked. My answer was swift, succinct and emphatic. "Never." Oh, wait, maybe she wasn't really asking me so much as suggesting this might be a way forward? I get it now. And if my will-power hadn't been disappearing at the same rate as… Continue reading Is A Health MOT At 40 Really Worth It?

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Holidaying in our home county of Norfolk.

507. That's the approximate number of times Freya has asked to go back to the caravan since we returned home on Friday - and, in all honesty, I can't say I blame her. This year, having been to the same site five times in a row, we (me, Mark, Freya and my mum and dad)… Continue reading Holidaying in our home county of Norfolk.

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My Sunday Photo – Week 23.

We are just back from a glorious week at the Haven Seashore Caravan Park in Great Yarmouth with my parents to celebrate my birthday. One sunny afternoon, while my mum watched Freya as she napped, I spent a very happy couple of hours wandering the North Denes snapping photos of butterflies I had never seen… Continue reading My Sunday Photo – Week 23.

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Life begins at 40 so they say – and I’m starting to think they might be right.

Perhaps it is because I have to face it now that I'm staring down the barrel of 40 (one month today) but I've come to the conclusion that I've been looking at this age thing all wrong. While I did a fairly good impression of not caring (at least until someone mentioned it), I admit… Continue reading Life begins at 40 so they say – and I’m starting to think they might be right.