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Finally going Crackers

A bit of a departure for me as I’m not known for my creativity but this year I decided to make my own Christmas crackers! I have made twelve for about 75p each. The benefits of homemade crackers are mainly … Continue reading

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Join Julie for a Jog Blog Update and a Trip to Cumbria

With the next Cumbrian trip fast approaching it was full steam ahead with my attempt to get fit so that I could keep up with Mr JH out on the fells (if not keep up, at least trail only a … Continue reading

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Nine September Days in Cumbria

Another twelve Wainwright fells captured in wind, sun, mist and lots and lots of rain!! Join us as we explore the areas around Ambleside, Coniston, Grasmere and Hawkshead  

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The Hapless Aunt

There’s always one; the person who turns up late and it’s never their fault? I’m ashamed to say this time it was me. A couple of weeks ago, we were attending my youngest niece’s wedding. All was going well as … Continue reading

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Join Julie for a return to the jog blog

As those of you who follow my exploits will know, I completed #5k4May! A trip to Cumbria followed and a rather over-exuberant descent of Coniston Old Man caused a trauma to my right big toenail. Whilst it has taken a … Continue reading

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Join Julie … for the final jog blog!

Jog Ten On a warm sunny Saturday morning, we set off for 3k with the hope of maybe doing 4, if I was set fair with a following breeze. Mr JH was so confident he put his phone away for … Continue reading

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Join Julie … an Unexpected Development

After my last outing, I decided what was needed was a bit of practice in short distance ‘sprinting’. The plan was a 1k jog without any walking breaks. Jog Nine Again we were blessed with a glorious morning and were … Continue reading

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Join Julie … Bumps in the Road

The cold from hell is still upon me but having had a week off trying to get shot of it; today I decided to embrace it and cough over anyone who had the misfortune to cross my path during my … Continue reading

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Join Julie on the Jog Blog … Not Even Jealous …

After a weekend incubating a cold and dodgy throat, I was feeling better and had little excuse for not donning the trainers once more. Jog Seven Weather-wise, it was probably the warmest day to date.  There was light cloud and … Continue reading

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Join Julie on the Jog-Blog – Off Piste

The latest jog can best be described as unscripted and a bit of a jolt to the system.  However, when it comes to the menopausal midriff, I’m prepared to give anything a try. This outing was certainly different for several … Continue reading

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