Category Archives: Leisure activities

Write Away weekend

Next weekend I will be treating myself to one of my favourite guilty pleasures; my third Write Away weekend ran by Ruth Brandt, tutor extraordinaire. The venue is a De Vere hotel – Gorse Hill, just the other side of … Continue reading

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September in Brittany

September is the favoured time for me and the other half to go on holiday. The kids have gone back to school and the weather is still warm enough to risk venturing to north west France and we were, indeed, … Continue reading

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Time: my guilty pleasure 

I don’t know about you but for me, there never seem to be enough hours in the day, or week, to do the things I want/need to do. This could be because I take on too many commitments, or it … Continue reading

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Storm Chasing in the USA

What do you get when you put 18 people together, including a Secret Millionaire, an Irish Priest, a Russian ice cream fan, an Australian Chemical Engineer, an Extreme weather enthusiast, plus 13 random people from different walks of life and … Continue reading

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The 5 year plan, aka where do you want to be in 5 years time?

In the past, when asked “where do you see yourself in 5 years time?” I have never been able to answer. My life has been so disorganised and unplanned that to see that far ahead was inconceivable. Lack of ambition … Continue reading

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Spa day (from hell??!!)

Spa days have become something of a modern day luxury nowadays, thanks to Groupon, Wowcher and Amazon Local. ¬†As a fairly regular Spa fan, I asked for one for Christmas and so did my Spa partner in crime Tiffany. Today … Continue reading

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