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mini-adventures

Putting the One Percent Rule into Practice

Note: I originally wrote this piece back in 2015, but never hit publish. But it's here now... After dropping off my son with his childminder I reckoned I had about 45 minutes spare before the 9.00am clock on. I was wearing a pair of shorts…

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Lunchtime dip

Have you ever seen a frog in a pint glass? The water was cold and I'd removed a few leaves and bits of grass from the surface. As I peered over the side, something made me jump. A brown and bottle-green frog darted along beneath…

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10k Step Days - Walk 1

Both my wife and I recently invested in some Fitbits as a way to be more aware of our health goals. We chose the Fitbit Blaze, primarily for it's ability to monitor heart rate as well as use GPS data from a connected phone to…

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Hay Festival

The scent of fresh wood is among the last things you will forget when the veil falls. The scent of fresh white wood in the spring sap time: as though life itself walked by you, with dew in its hair. That sweet and naked smell…

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How to claim back your life, before starting work

After dropping off my son with his childminder I reckoned I had about 45 minutes spare before the 9am clock on. I was wearing a pair of shorts that were too big and baggy, t shirt and hoodie, old socks and barefoot shoes. The bike…

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