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Walking the walk...
Tuesday, August 03, 2010      10 comments

We walked the ancient Millington Pastures and Wood of Lily Dale, starting down the valley with the sun on our backs and a gentle breeze in our faces. The inquisitive kyloe calves grazing the steep valley sides with their mothers ventured t... Read more
Scarecrow Festival
Sunday, July 25, 2010      4 comments

Good morning, some of you were asking about the Scarecrow Festival I went to yesterday so I thought I'd do a little blog with a few pictures for you. The festival has been running for many years now and is held in Muston, a little village i... Read more
Life's wonderful treasures
Friday, July 23, 2010      9 comments

This morning got me thinking..... For almost thirtynine years, on almost every day he's been at work I have kissed my husband goodbye and then waved him off from the front room window..... there's been the odd missed occasion when I've been... Read more
Awesome us.....
Tuesday, July 20, 2010      9 comments

I'm in awe of how our bodies work. They put up with abuse, neglect and general disrespect but they don't take offence, they bounce right back, they even repair themselves, it might take years but it does get there in the end. It might not be... Read more
Sod's law....
Friday, July 16, 2010      5 comments

Yesterday morning I was gardening before it got too hot, trimming dead heads, faffing about in my bog garden and generally getting dirty when I suddenly remembered I needed to order a couple of sacks of potatoes from the farm around the corner. ... Read more
A very, very, busy, busy bee....Bzzzz Bzzzzz Bzzzzzz
Friday, July 09, 2010      9 comments

I've been a bit of a busy bee this last week and was hoping to post some pictures along with this blog but frustratingly my camera won't load to the computer so I'll have to paint a picture with words.... On Friday with my friend Judy I vis... Read more
Quote of the day.....
Wednesday, July 07, 2010      5 comments

I found this Stephanie Klein quote on a website today and thought it very apt.....I can relate to this! I'd heard it all the time, 'Live for the moment.' But if I did that, I'd weigh more than a dump truck. Losing weight wasn't about ... Read more
What a night.....
Sunday, June 27, 2010      9 comments

Last night was one of 'those' nights.....I'm sure you've all had them, the kind where the night disappears so fast and you haven't been asleep for more than five minutes!! Well last night was one of them... Yesterday afternoon my neighbou... Read more
Shades of the mad scientist....
Saturday, June 19, 2010      10 comments

Saturday 7 am... I awoke feeling 'off it' this morning.....upset stomach, achey and generally feeling tired. I think I know why. I've been doing a little experiment on myself over the last three weeks.....that's where the shades of th... Read more
Wet, windy & wonderful....
Tuesday, June 15, 2010      7 comments

My DH and I walked part of the Wolds Way on Sunday. We did around six miles even though it decided to bucket down with rain instead of the light showers we started off with. We do walk and bird watch a lot when I think about it but it doesn'... Read more
a bit of what you fancy does you good.....
Monday, June 07, 2010      13 comments

Many moons ago when I first join Sparkpeople I set out some Spark Small Goals. One of them is to reward myself every time I lose ten pounds. Nothing much, just a little incentive to keep me going. Over time I've treated myself to... ... Read more
arthritis, frizz & barbecue....
Saturday, June 05, 2010      6 comments

It's been a good week. I feel really well except for an arthritis flare-up in my knee and ankle which has knocked me off the exercise a little bit. I've persevered through the pain and done what I can but I've missed my long walks. I did... Read more
a new weightloss tool.....
Tuesday, May 25, 2010      12 comments

I'm not sure if the tool is anger or disgust but it works!! On Saturday I had a thoroughly unpleasant experience which really upset me. It was a beautifuI warm sunny day with lots of holidaymakers strolling through our little town. ... Read more
Looking back....
Sunday, May 16, 2010      10 comments

...the last couple of weeks have been very good. I'm back into my weightloss routine and thoroughly enjoying it again, so much so it makes me wonder why I went off it in the first place! I'd forgotton how delicious fruits and veggies can... Read more
No more Mrs. Dormouse!!
Tuesday, May 04, 2010      7 comments

I've been reading back through my blogs and streaks etc. and it's finally sunk in that I've been stuck at a seventy pounds loss for a fair while now. So last week I decided enough is enough and went for it big time..... The result: four pou... Read more

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