The dawning of A Sunday morning A horse chestnuts leaves dying off magnificently

jack frosts alarm is going, he’ll soon be having breakfast and be out to play

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Friday night wander 

It turns out Stella is actually going to be eleven in November, she’s 2 years older than we thought.  It’s a dull grey, windy, Friday evening and Stella and I are doing the Garrison walk.  It’s strangely quiet, but then I suppose people are getting ready to go out.  The first camera looms, we can …

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Motivational thoughts 

I have been thinking about motivatìn a lot lately;  How do I keep things going when I’m demoralised  How do I keep myself motivated in general and other equally big questions  Well I like to mix things up, as many of my readers know I walk a lot, mainly with My dog,  Stella and I …

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Stella, you’ve a cows chance in Hell

Ok the words Staffordshire Bull terrier combined with cows ahead is something Stella might like the sound of, but not me, first Stella,.you work as a pack and secondly you’re a bitch with not much weight behind you.  So we have, much to Stellas disgust, turned on to a different route, going towards Mersea Rd …

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Fasting Day, well i think so  

I started the day in my usual way, white coffee, no sugar.  My packed lunch  2 litres orange and mango diluted of course  1 banana  1 Apple  1 tangerine  1 tub of ham  2 go ahead bars  My dinner a simple plain omelette, 2 eggs.  Well according to my fitness pal I’ve only had 600 …

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Mini heatwave, well according to the weatherman 

Since Wednesday they’ve been predicting a mini heatwave this, the penultimate weekend of September 2017. Well the first picture shows grey skies, to the west, and the second, Red sky in the morning, according to the old rhyme that’s shepherds warning!  Its 6.30am Stella and I are on the garrison walk, which may turn toward …

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A chilly evening walk in Fridaywoods 

A 4am start saw me in Stockport by 9am this morning a few miles from a certain footballers appearance in magistrates court and a visit to Fridaywoods is pending. Well I’m home after a 470 mile roundtrip I have a rather nice dinner of chicken, veg and (My favourite) new potatoes. Now Stellas on the …

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Indian Summer my arse

Well it’s a week or so since my Indian Summer post, I  couldn’t have been more wrong. Today the summer‘s fans go back on the loft and whilst I’m up there I’ll move the Christmas decorations nearer the hatch. As Stella and I begin our Sunday morning trek the heaters are both on in the …

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Why do apps help motivation and achievement 

The most recent app added to this page on my phone is active 10, aiming to get users moving for 10 minutes above their normal pace. It’s visual markers of success are simple and motivation and achievement is inspired as you simply to see the light green panel turn darker, twice a day for me at …

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