Small Adventures : Foggintor Quarry

The first of my series on accessible walks on Dartmoor is now up on the Visit Dartmoor website. It is a short, easy walk that takes the amazing industrial landscape of one of Dartmoor’s former…

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Put your best foot forward

One thing that is guaranteed to become an obsession to anyone with a fused ankle is footwear. When suddenly more than 80% of shoes on the market are inappropriate, uncomfortable or downright impossible, the hunt…

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The Mirror Lies: why you never see a true reflection

The last photo of me that was taken before the accident was an impromptu snap taken by my husband on a walk near our home and is one of my favourite photos.

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Wolfie, In The Library, With A Candlestick

I don’t want to come across as a tin foil hat conspiracist, but I think my dog may be trying to kill me. I am writing this in the kitchen whilst Wolfie sleeps at my…

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The Sweetest Thing : my month without sugar

How much refined sugar do you eat? Now this question is similar to the ‘how many units of alcohol do you drink’ one that doctors always ask you and which everyone without fail fudges. How…

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