Day 3, keeping up the new regime at work 

Stella had a short walk this morning but I got home had my dinner  Chicken chargrill  New potato  Runner beans  Carrot  Peas  And out for the promised 2 mile walk with my little mate Stella  I decided extra effort was required so I raised the pace for the second mile  22 minutes  18 minutes  From …

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Walking the wick. Day 2 of my new regime 

My first visit in a while walking the wick, which should be considered a Nature reserve,  with Stella my trusty side kick. It late August and the objections have all been registered, im.told by somebody in the know about these things that the planners will try to do d a way around the objections. It …

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Halstead

Reminiscing and walking around Halstead

Day 1 of my renewed effort to lose my spare tyre, went well completing over 16000 steps and walking around 8 miles in total, one two mile walk which i blogged about yesterday followed by a 5 miler around my home town in Essex, reminiscing and walking around Halstead holds  memories of my youth and …

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Fridaywoods

It’s alright my dog is friendly, be a responsible dog owner

Recent events in the local paper have prompted this post and while i accept that some dogs are more aggressive  than others, it irritates me when other dog owners see me grab my dog and put her on the lead and respond “it’s ok he or she is friendly!” and do nothing. Then complain when …

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small acorns

Another walk, Stella seriously mate 

So much for winding down, Stella has an upset stomach do we’re out for a walk again. This time going along Berechurch Hall Rd into Mersea Rd and into the back of the woods. Berechurch Hall Rd is still remarkably busy with vans and cars hurrying everywhere, buses too. The grey clouds and the drop …

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Winding down after a day of frustration 

You know those days when you need everything to go right, no red lights only green, well today both to and from Portsmouth was fine it was only whilst there I had delays, 2 hours worth again. But thankfully I made it back to meet the engineer who was fixing our hot water, after four …

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More strings to the Bow 

I’m now blogging on a new site, on which I’m hoping will see reviews of Local events Restaurants Holiday parks You name it, if you want a review  of a tourist activity I’ll get the review, it maybe Glastonbury Or the approaching v festival at Highlavds park in August. It maybe that you’re wanting publicity …

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Another female Stag Beetle

On the hunt for anything in Fridaywoods 

After this find last night, a female Stag beetle, which according to the Essex Wildlife trust is on the endangered list my curiosity is up as to what else I may find in Fridaywoods Colchester So it’s 630 am on a cooler Saturday on June and Stella and I are off on a walk thru …

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A Friday night wander with Stella the Staffy Bull 

So it finally came, Friday evening, and a well deserved weekend break for Stella, Louise and I. But Stella and I are out for our evening walk around Monkwick and the back of the barracks. Just to mark this, I believe a stag beetle, whether male or female I know not, but we saw this …

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a misty morning in friday woods

A calmer, cooler start to the day 

Some spectacular lightning and a little rain yesterday, around London at least, has had a good affect on the air it us significantly cooler and the air less muggy. The air is fresher and the dawn chorus is well under way. It’s 430am on a Friday in June and I’m off to Lichfield shortly, so …

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