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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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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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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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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