#101in1001 #28 Get a new hobby,

To ‘Find a New Hobby‘ was on my 101 things in a 1001 days list because for the last ten years I had dedicated a lot of time tirelessly raising money for my children’s primary school and although I loved every minute of it, I felt it was time to do something for myself. I had found my 10 years at the school fulfilling, enjoyable and social and I desperately needed something to replace a huge hole in my life.

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#101in1001 #29 Do a jigsaw every school holiday – Ongoing

I love jigsaws, but I don’t often spend time to doing them. I cannot justify the time, however I added this to my 101 in 1001 list for several reasons. Sometimes you just need to stop and do something ‘just for the sake of it’ also it is great family time, often when other members of the family join in, it is a great time for communication.

Bit of a boring post for you to read though folks! Apologies :D

Here is how I am getting on….

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The best way to Swim

#101in1001 #97 Go Swimming!

Yeah yeah – I am a little late posting this – like 6 months late (ticking them off slowly).

This may seem a bit of an easy challenge to add to my 101in1001 list but for me, it was going to be one of the hardest!

The History.

Swimming and I don’t mix, it is not just because I am  a ridiculously poor swimmer – I just don’t like it! Therefore as I rarely go near water (to swim in) I don’t feel the need to learn.

In the distant past when I was in middle school years ago we had our weekly swimming lesson at Riverside Centre, in Stafford. I hated it! It was humiliating.  I was in the ‘red’ group (the ones yet to swim a width of the toddler pool – 5m). As time went on there were less and less in that group as everyone progressed to the ‘green’ group in the adult pool.

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James Corden and Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks and James Corden on the Late Late show


James Corden seems to be a little like Marmite. You either love him or hate him (I love him by the way – and Marmite).

But Tom Hanks EVERYONE loves, he is probably the most versatile actor we have seen in recent years, the horrors of Saving Private Ryan, the comedy of Big, the romance of Sleepless in Seattle….. the list goes on and on and on.

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Harvey Poster

Theatre Reviews 2015

Even though I have transferred all my reviews to http://www.theatresoutheast.com I am still aware that people are checking back on this site for them.

Please forgive me, I shall links here as well just so that no-one misses out on some of the wonderful experiences that I have had. I have started this – more with be added soon :)

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Bella Hedges

Bella Hedges | Rest in Peace

A couple of weeks ago, I heard that my Auntie Bella had died, if you are going to be completely accurate she was my Great-Auntie, as she was my Grandmother’s sister. This saddened me more than I could say, not just because she was a great and kind lady, but all the guilt feelings about how I should have made more of an effort whilst she was alive.

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