My name is Richard and I am a boredom eater 

I have been off this week and quite apart from the obvious 2 or 3 walks with Stella I have noticed I have eaten less than I would have done if I were at work and im hoping for a good loss when I step on the scales tomorrow.  Why have I eaten less? I …

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Let’s test yourself 

Having bought some of the most comfortable trainers I have ever warn, from Adidas, they have a soft collar rather than a tongue.  I decided to test myself this morning, my first run for ages, only a total of about a mile, but it felt good although im surprised to have retained a reasinable pace …

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Oh, Grow up 

To use a vehicle I’ve used myself before growing up is about not being the small perch that takes the bait before it’s hit the bottom, its about being the whiley òld 40lb+ carp that is rarely caught. 

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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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After a long day in London 

After a long day in London, it’s nice to come home to a dog waiting for her walk and to get out in  the air and slow down and chill, even though it’s dark and im writing In the light of street lamps.  A drawn out unload at Alexandra palace for an exhibition, then out …

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The hardest decision of them all

http://wp.me/p5JH7w-F6 I read the post I’ve linked above and the pure emotion of the piece was what made me think it was written so perfectly, it didn’t need pictures, your mind painted a picture for you from cinnamon and sparkles words.  Although I have had dogs around me for most of my 45 years I …

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From small acorns large oak trees grow 

When started blogging some 3 or 4 years ago, on fromhelltoeternity little did I expect to enjoy it, writing from the heart as it flowed, rather than thinking about it, filtering out things, it was honest That was a proverbial small acorns planted, I read as a wrote I read others blogs and began to realise there …

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Stella the Staffordshire bull terrier 

Come November the first Stella will be 9 or 63 whichever way you see it. I now I’m slightly biased but she’s doing well, she’s in good shape and (touch wood) has no medical problems apart from having her anal gland emptied 4 to 6 times a year.  She’s lost some of her sustained speed …

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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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