I’ve not blogged in a while & that’s pretty much because I’ve not done too much. So I’m using the start of the year to try to change things. If you’re anything like me I always start out the year with good intentions of loosing weight & getting fitter & it’s always a rollercoaster of a ride through the 12months, some months being super good … Continue reading New year new me….again!
For the past few years I’ve been saying I’m going to go to the Royal Cheshire Show & this year we finally made it! My brother-in-law bought some land over the last few years & has gradually built up a stock of sheep, pigs & chickens & we spent a few days at the farm during lambing season this year, helping some of the sheep … Continue reading Flat caps at the ready!
Tomorrow is D-Day. Finally Manchester Marathon day has arrived. The day that we have stupidly agreed to run 26.2miles in raising money for Guide Dogs. So to enable us to hopefully complete the marathon without ‘hitting the wall’ too early we have been following a carb loading plan since Thursday. The whole concept of carb loading is that in general your body can only store … Continue reading #EatPastaRunFaster
A few weeks ago Hayley and I had the opportunity to go to a spin class at Spin Factory in Manchester. When I am not being mega lazy (unfortunately right now I am!), I go to at least one spin class a week… but this was a beast! On arrival we downloaded the app. which lets you register and buy credits at the click of … Continue reading A Perfect Saturday Morning
#30things + valentines weekend = trip to Bruges! 2016 is the year of #30things to celebrate Frankie’s 30th year (her birthday in April) and so we decided to try to cram in as much new stuff as possible. Neither of us had have been to Bruges so we got booked cheap Ryan Air flights out of Manchester & combined it with valentines weekend. Having done … Continue reading Beer, waffles & cobbled streets!
The first run of 2016 will be the Manchester Winter 10k on 28th February 2016, and one I am most looking forward to!! For no more of a reason than… the hugs with polar bears!! The winter run series are taking place in different locations throughout the Country, but the big bonus of the Manchester Event is just how flat the course is. With it … Continue reading Manchester Cancer Research UK Winter Run
Following on from the previous post about #30things for my 30th I decided as I am going to be doing so much fun stuff, and being spoilt rotten for the entire year, I wanted to give something back as a kind of thank you. (I’m sure Jacqui would rather I gave something back to her, but as she will be doing most of the fun … Continue reading 2016 for Guide Dogs