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Drive across Britain – Tain

So guess who got the Hotel Morangie  in Tain – hope my family are proud  as I know one or two of them at least are partial to a wee dram of Glen Morangie A management decision this morning I … Continue reading

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Drive across Britain – Fort William

I have lost the sun. Well that is an abrupt change of weather, overcast  and threatening but I did manage to stay dry and even keep a pathetic run up the hill along the bridge and back down the lane.  … Continue reading

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Drive across Britain – Hamilton Park

That fitness fad was short lived: I didn’t run this morning as the idea of getting lost in the outskirts of Glasgow was not a thought that appealed to me.   Not that I have had anything but great treatment up … Continue reading

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Drive across Britain – Penrith

Over half way,  well by tonight we would be. We had already reached day 5 of 9! Tucked away just off the main B5305, minutes from the motorway junction I was booked into yet another fabulous room at Smithy Cottage.  … Continue reading

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Drive across Britain – Haydock

This morning I decided not to run or to try and see the cyclists off.   I had booked into the Haydock Park Hotel, by far the most expensive bed I will have all week.   The hotel boasts a pool, spa … Continue reading

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Drive across Britain – Ludlow

Well that is a surprise! I probably have the most fantastic view from my bedroom that I will have for the whole trip.  I have a huge corner window looking from Ludlow over the Shropshire hills to a place called … Continue reading

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Drive across Britain – Bath

The quality of my accommodation has been quite exceptional, which is more than I can say about the quality of my attempts at running.  However I have been out, not quite before the sun but shortly afterwards to see his … Continue reading

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Drive Across Britain – Lands End

Sporty Sexy Dad is attempting to achieve his goal of cycling the whole of britain.   Being the dutiful wife I dropped him off at Lands End and I will meet him again in 9 days time at John o’Groats … Continue reading

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Letting Go!

No 1 Son wants to buy a car! To be honest No 1 Son wants more than a car, he wants his independence and adulthood.  We have spent the last 20 years cosseting him in cotton wool, and shielding him … Continue reading

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Parental Pick-up

It is not often these days I do the school run but I had to this week and I now realise how far my life has changed. For 13 years I had children in primary school and although there were many … Continue reading

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