Hello? Is anybody there?

My poor old blog.

My poor old sad neglected blog.

It was going so well, my 101 challenges were on track, I was beginning to review again and I had so many plans for the future, activities to do and blogs to write.

Then I disappeared like a puff of smoke. Not a murmur written in six months.

So where have I been?

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My 101 in 1001 Challenge 10% Update

I can’t believe that I am 10% through my challenge in just over a month. Actually, I can, the last time I attempted a 101in1001 challenge I did exactly the same.

I ticked the one-off challenges quite quickly, pottered along with the midrange ones and then ground to halt near the end.

The idea behind 101in1001 is easy, set yourself 101 challenges to complete in 1001 days, they can be big / small / anything at all.

You can read my list of things to try and accomplish before July 2020 here. here.

So… My first ten challenges are listed below – it is going to get an awful lot tougher from now on…

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Learn a new word everyday for a month – #101 in 1001

Well, this wasn’t going to happen was it? First of all, you lose count, then you miss a day, etc etc.

My son, ever the logical one, came up with a foolproof system. It didn’t really matter if I missed a few days, but as long as I learned 31 words. He suggested keeping count by each word beginning with each letter of the alphabet then the majority would be done. Easy.

So what do you do then? grab a dictionary and find a random word? No, that doesn’t work either.

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Get a new hobby – #101in1001

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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