Category Archives: Shine

2012 in review

2012 was a curious year for me with a lot happening. After glorious #funemployment lasting six months I got a new job that I am still enjoying ten months later. Whilst it is the best job I have had my whole life, which is in a large part due to the relaxed working hours, I […]

Shine London 2012

Last year I had this crazy idea of signing up for a half marathon walk in aid of Cancer Research. I talked about it here and here. And then I didn’t talk about it any more.. First things first: I had a phenomenal number of donations totaling £313 [including gift aid] from these lovely people: […]

Getting over my inner swinedog

One of the things I’ve touched on in a recent post is that I am trying my hardest to become more grounded and it involves getting back into a routine with life. This isn’t just having that cup of tea in the morning or getting up at the same time each day, but mainly it’s […]

Shine!

I am absolutely in awe at the amount of donations people have made for Shine! With just over a month to go I have received £248 in donations for the £500 target I have set myself. So how is it going with the training? Well, it could be going better though it’s definitely not going […]

Shine London 2011 – It’s on! [Please sponsor me!]

I have mentioned in my previous post that I was considering taking part in Shine 2011 which is a marathon or half-marathon walk in London during the night of October 1st. Well, I have just signed up for it. It is a 13.1miles walk and I am about as unfit as they come and will […]

Half-marathon, me?

Just like last year I volunteered at the Race for Life in Reading this month. I’ve been a bit too busy to properly sort out the images though and none of them are that great seeing the weather was atrocious and I found myself very busy the entire weekend. On the second day I was […]

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