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Free money! Win a @Lendwithcare gift voucher — final day. – Keith Kreates

Keith Channing is offering a way to do a bit of good this Christmas…and it won’t cost you a thing. Please visit his site and take him up on his offer. Three £15 Lendwithcare gift vouchers in free draw My … Continue reading

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Anomaly from Morpeth Road #writephoto

Each morning William Grainger received two packages. One was the takings, profits and margins from the previous day. The other was his lunch always packed in a brown paper bag and always containing a vegemite sandwich and an apple. William … Continue reading

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Hugh’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Week 22 – “Group”

The Zombie Apocalypse was snapped on Glastonbury’s High Street a couple of years ago. Each year, the zombies gathered in order to raise funds for Martha care, a local charity that has supported over a thousand families with children in … Continue reading

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For some reason, the computer was even worse this morning…I couldn’t even get on to see how the campaign was doing. So it wasn’t until I was sitting with Nick as he checked that I saw his face lit up … Continue reading

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The results are in!

The results are just up… 750m swim+20km ride+5km run…. 🙂 Click here to visit Nick’s campaign, which is still open for donations for another few hours!

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… rode 20km in 50 minutes …  swam 750m, in a wetsuit, in a lake…. …ran 5km, then climbed to the top… Together they faced challenges, they faced their fears and they achieved something very special. The team have almost … Continue reading

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Nick and co at the Para-Tri Triathlon

Where do I start? It has been the most amazing, incredible, glorious day. The road through Little Kimble had marked a turning point for my son and we drove through the sleepy village with a red kite watching from its … Continue reading

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Here’s what’s on Top of my Christmas Tree – what’s on Yours?

The robin that sits on top of my Christmas tree has been with me for over thirty years. He is looking a little past his prime, perhaps, but we know each other. He has watched my children grow, he sat … Continue reading

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As if…

Five o’clock and I’ve been awake for hours, unfortunately, though I remained doggedly in bed with my eyes closed until an hour ago. The dog is not happy. The world is still silent and she would prefer to be sleeping … Continue reading

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Going down…

I’m watching the weather rather closely today. There are blue skies, a few big, fat clouds and a gentle breeze but it looks like it could rain again at any time. The forecast is not cut and dried and yesterday … Continue reading

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