Sponsor Us

SPONSOR US ON JUSTGIVING On September 8th, we will be cycling 45 miles from Glasgow to Edinburgh, part of the last ever Pedal for Scotland ‘Classic Challenge’. We are raising money for Give a Dog a Bone. They are a Glasgow based charity who raise funds to assist the over 60s with rescuing a pet companion. They also have a Community Space project which allows the over 60s to pop in for activities or just a cuppa. To date they have helped over 300 animals find a brighter future – let’s help them increase this number! SPONSOR US ON JUSTGIVING I’ve done Pedal for Scotland a few times now, but this is only the second time I’ve done it with …

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Aftermath

Sometimes when I sit down to write a blog post, ok MOST times when I sit down to write a blog post, I’ve only got a vague idea of what I’m going to write about. I start to type and the words flow and my brain forms ideas as I go and more often than not I end up at a different place than I expected, writing about a whole other thing than the original premise. Most times I’m lucky that it kinda flows together and makes some sense and I can finish what I’m writing without too much effort. But sometimes whilst the first few hundred words flow out easily, I start to get bogged down more and more …

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And then she got married

I can remember when I opened the packaging and laid it out in all its glory. I put my Action Man down on the bed to compare and was delighted to find that my new outfit matched his perfectly; head to toe camouflaged jumpsuit and red beret. I knew my parents would be home from the hospital soon so I put it on and decided to hide in the large fuchsia bush in the front garden, a perfect spot with its dark green foliage and red flowers! Soon my parents pulled in to the driveway – and they definitely did NOT spot me in my hiding place, nope, no way! – and after they recovered from their surprise when I …

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Art in the woods

I am my mother’s son. Growing up my mother’s penchant for a list was well documented, lists of things to do in the garden, lists of presents received at Christmas/lists of thank you letters to write, lists for shopping, lists for holidays, it’s something that I picked up without really realising but looking through my Notes app on my phone and it’s full of, yup you guessed it, lists! Right now I have a folder in there called Lists with the following: Things to do Places to eat Books Hard to kill houseplants Sipping Tequilas Set lists (from a gig) Bucket List Present Ideas And it’s from that first list that we ended up visiting Jupiter Artland last week, a …

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