Category Archives: Writing

All Written Out-Christmas 2015!

I have had such a busy time of late. My writing, although still managing to squeeze it in before the world gets up, has been very prolific of late.   I am however, at the present time the sole judge … Continue reading

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Drive across Britain – Home

I woke up today in a nearly familiar bed! It wasn’t me that leapt out of bed to go running, I crawled still numb from the drive yesterday and snuck downstairs to leave a tired and achy husband in bed.  … Continue reading

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Drive across Britain – John O’ Groats

Well guess where I woke up? Back in Fort William at the very beautiful Dalchreggan House.   The house looks out over the sea and again tactically I had re-opened the curtains after Sexy Sporty Dad had closed them last night. … Continue reading

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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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