The tyranny of the Fitbit

At the end of a walk together last year, where we had ambled slowly around the grounds of Mount Edgecumbe on the Cornish border my friend looked at her Fitbit and told me that we…

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I’m ready for my close-up

Two years ago, I was drinking a coffee before heading off to the gym for my thrice weekly monotonous execution of my prescribed physio regime for my pre-ankle fusion injured leg. I was scrolling through…

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A dog’s life

There is a reason that I have not written as much recently. That reason is small, black, undisciplined, incorrigible and in possession of the most beautiful pair of brown eyes that I have ever gazed…

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Four years earlier…

It was October 9th, 2013, four years ago today, when my life was changed. The anniversary remains emotional for me, regardless of the passage of time. My Facebook posts from each subsequent year on this…

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Into the deep (part two)

“It’s my nose.”, I cried plaintively, “It’s too big!”. I was standing in the baby pool with my children’s swimming teacher, whilst she regarded with me with the mix of patient resignation and mild frustration…

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