Photo a Day collection – February 2019

Welcome to this month's Photo-a-Day collection. It's a bit later than normal as I've managed to get away on holiday and took a break from the website. I hope you enjoy these photos, and there will be another one along very shortly. Feb 1st - Something blue A blue...

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To sleep, perchance to dream…

I hope the image of me pretending to sleep didn't put you off clicking through to read this blog; the reason for it is that I have been reading the rather wonderful book "Why we sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams" by Matthew Walker (Penguin, 2017), which is...

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Calf stretches

These are the classic ankle mobility and calf stretches that I often recommend, and there are a few options and alternatives that can be done.  Whilst these will generally feel like the back of the calf is being stretched all of these muscles attach onto the foot, as...

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Photo a Day Collection – January 2019

Welcome to the first of 2019's monthly Photo-a-Day collections. The prompts are set by the wonderful Chantelle who blogs as Fat Mum Slim.  This has been a daily fixture of my Instagram feed (search for #FMSPAD) since January 1st 2017. It has been a...

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Remembering the victims of War and Tyranny

Today is Holocaust Memorial Day.  Remembering the millions of Jews that died at the hands of the Nazis during the Second World War  always makes me sad that humans can be capable of such hideousness against their fellow man.  This year, I have not only...

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I just want to be loved by you…

So, as you might be aware I'm a member of a group of photographers who take part in a photo a day challenge, which is where the monthly photo collections come from. I love this group and the Facebook group is one of the best bits of the Internet, and...

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I plan to coddiwomple in 2019

So, we are in January and there is a plethora of blog posts extolling the wonders of 2018 and about New Year's resolutions.  I thought I would jump on that band wagon, but also try to keep it a bit light hearted.For me 2018 was a pretty good year, with quite a few...

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Am I a fake, a fraud, an imposter…?

So one of the prompts in the December Reflections 2018 was about the biggest challenge I've faced this year, and to be completely honest after about 5 years of stretching myself with learning new skills (Integrated Myofascial Therapy Diploma and Yoga teacher training)...

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