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Delightful - Running in the rain!
Saturday, December 10, 2016      2 comments

It's not everyone's cup of tea - I realize that! I'm not a gym bunny, or a spinning diva, or an zumba babe.... but I do love to go and do a 5k with a load of other people on a Saturday morning. Park Run - free, timed, 5k, 9am every Saturday, i... Read more
10lb difference
Friday, December 09, 2016      16 comments

I love to go to a 5k run on a Saturday morning - and one of the benefits is that there is usually someone there taking photos. I just got a shot of myself at the finishing line last Saturday - unfortunately it's caught me licking my lips (conce... Read more
Delightful - potato!
Friday, December 09, 2016      13 comments

Baked potato is on my lunch menu - I was delighted to find this one in my potato bin! ... Read more
Delightful - oatmeal!
Thursday, December 08, 2016      17 comments

Today I was delighted by my breakfast oatmeal! Oh yeah! Porridge is one of my regular breakfasts and usually I add in some raisins, and some cinnamon spice, and some toasted seeds + plant milk. Good to go! This morning I indulged! I added ... Read more
Poignant Poet
Wednesday, December 07, 2016      7 comments

I have a book from the library "Public Library and other stories" by Ali Smith. I haven't found it easy to read, but I've persisted. And gosh, this morning I found some treasure! There is a short story about a poet called Olive Fraser. Her s... Read more
Delightful - free to roam!
Wednesday, December 07, 2016      12 comments

This morning I had strong desire to just get out for a walk straight after breakfast. I've been on holiday from work for 12 days and am really enjoying feeling unravelled and free to roam! For some reason, today I decided to go through a g... Read more
Delightful - knowledge
Tuesday, December 06, 2016      8 comments

I just enjoyed listening (oh, what bliss to have time [and energy] to just listen to something!) a new podcast from Sigma Nutrition. It's Lyle McDonald talking about "glycaemic load, trigger foods, behavioural eating, hyperpalatability and the ... Read more
Delightful - story-time
Monday, December 05, 2016      14 comments

Today I happened to remember that there is usually a play or drama on the radio (BBCradio4) in the afternoon.......... (daily - 14.15 Drama; 19.45 15-min drama; 22.45 Book at bedtime). I'd forgotten how restful and delightful it is to just list... Read more
Delightful - vibrant plate
Sunday, December 04, 2016      15 comments

I think my Vision Board (see my photos) IS having an effect on me. First I buy a soft & cosy Xmas jacket - the words 'warm & cosy' and 'snuggle' are on my Vision Board, as is a small pop of quirk in the top left corner - a red exotic bird. And... Read more
Delightful - soft & cosy
Saturday, December 03, 2016      15 comments

Well, my inner 'Lady Spendthrift' got me to buy a Xmas 'jumper' today! I've had Xmas jumpers on my mind, and thought "they're a waste of money/unnecessary" etc. But this one just 'got' me and it jumped into my shopping basket along with the co... Read more
Delightful - creativity
Friday, December 02, 2016      17 comments

Today is going to be filled with all sorts of delightful things - I'm so lucky! I am spending today with a friend, we are visiting a mutual friend together, then I am being treated to a late birthday-lunch. This evening, the town will burst int... Read more
Delightful - coffee in the park
Thursday, December 01, 2016      18 comments

This morning I went out into town and bought all my Xmas gifts. It's a lovely day - cold, but the sky is blue and the sun is shining (although it's getting misty now). I felt good because I'd completed the shopping (within budget) - and I was ... Read more
Cybergreetings & Sparklove
Wednesday, November 30, 2016      16 comments

Once your birthday is saved in the memory of the great computer of the world-wide web - it remembers you on your birthday. It's kind of cute! (whoops, there's that word again!) Twitter makes a fistful of colourful balloons float up the pag... Read more
Cake anyone?
Wednesday, November 30, 2016      22 comments

OK, it's my birthday! Look what my sister sent me (via twitter - I don't know where she found the photo)! Isn't that awesome inspiration for a gr... Read more
Bear Hugs
Tuesday, November 29, 2016      14 comments

When my son (now 30) moved out, I kept just a few things of his - there was a cookie-jar, a VW campervan money box, a big brown mug, and this teddy ... Read more

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