I’ve read 40+ books in 2017!

Flying, reading and tea - three of my favourite things

I've just been updating my Books Page and am pleased to see I have managed to read 43 books so far this year. I'm still reading a few but will have them finished by the end of the month. Here's my complete list of what I've read:  Books in 2017 I set myself a challenge of …

Come join the fun at the Blogger’s Pit Stop #98

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Hello from Deb’s World on tour in New Zealand. It's Friday again which means it's time to link up for the Blogger's Pit Stop #98! Come join in the fun by linking up a post or two and visiting other bloggers. You can add your links by clicking on the blue button down towards the bottom of the …

Blogger’s Pit Stop #97

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Hello again, It's Friday again which means it's time to link up for the Blogger's Pit Stop #97! Come join in the fun by linking up a post or two and visiting other bloggers. You can add your links by clicking on the blue button down towards the bottom of the page below (on the left hand side). …

Blogger’s Pit Stop #96

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Hello again, It's Friday again which means it's time to link up for the Blogger's Pit Stop! Come join in the fun by linking up a post or two and visiting other bloggers. You can add your links by clicking on the blue button down towards the bottom of the page below (on the left hand side). I …

Blogger’s Pit Stop #95

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Here's something new for me!  I just hope Friday 13th isn't a bad omen! I'm joining in as a guest crew member on the Blogger's Pit Stop! I look forward to reading your posts and sharing the love around the blogosphere. Come join in the fun by inking up a post or two and visiting …

Share Your World – May 15 2017

Mother's Day card

This week's questions and answers for Share Your World are: Q. How many languages do you you speak? A. English and Australian - and yes that's a real language 🙂 Q. What are you reading, watching, listening to, eating? Reading: Sacha Black's new book 13 Steps to Evil, Sarah J Maas's  A Court of Wings and …

Letter to myself – 12 wbt weekly challenge

The challenge for week 1 of this round of 12wbt is to write a letter to ourselves answering the following questions.  It's  a good exercise and I think I'm lucky as I've been blogging about my feelings throughout the first round and into my second round, so I  have an idea of what's been going on in my …

Gunshot….the soundtrack to my morning run

I'm not joking! My neighbour was out shooting this morning while I was out running. I couldn't see him anywhere, I just kept hearing these random shots and hoped that he could see me.  In the end I used it as a training aid, every time I heard the shot I pretended it was the starting …

Body age as compared to real age

Just a quick note to say that I had a body evaluation done today and my 53 year old body is actually only 45 years old.  Gotta be happy with that 🙂 My visceral fat is well in the normal range and by losing a few more kilos I should reduce my % of body …

High five Wednesday!

Weigh-in Wednesdays can be a bit traumatic but I had a good feeling about this morning. I was up early as it was also my first day back at work after being on holidays for nearly two weeks.  I weighed myself before going out on my run and finally cracked my nemesis weight - only just …

Week 1: done & dusted – only 11 more to go!

Well week one is done & dusted and what a week it's been. I started well prepared but still found it all a bit overwhelming and I only have myself (and husband) at home to think about!  I feel for busy parents who are trying to do this and keep their families functioning.  It all …