A couple of weeks ago a good friend gave us a sourdough starter (and some flour and a spatula!) to have a go at making our own bread (thanks Lizzie!). The instructions can seem a bit overwhelming, but we thought we might as well have a go…. Well the first attempt wasn’t great. I didn’t... Continue Reading →


Life has certainly thrown some swerve balls this way in the last few months ! My absence here has not been intentional, it has just been lower down the list of priorities that seems to get bigger each day. At the end of last year there had been changes at work following redundancies – well... Continue Reading →

Yorkshire Coast 10k 2017 – Scarborough

This is a 10k road race, on fully closed roads from the Scarborough Spa Complex, along the see front through Peasholme Park, to the sea-life centre and back along the sea front to the spa. I’ve done this race twice before and although it isn’t the most exciting route it does have good views out... Continue Reading →

A Different Christmas

This year Christmas was different for us.  For the first time in 12 years my son had been invited to spend Christmas with his dad.  Now although I knew I’d miss him, I was also pleased he would have this opportunity.  It did mean that we decided to have a total shake up on what... Continue Reading →

Yorkshire Coast 10k

It has been a busy few weeks! My 100th parkrun was a fun morning.  What more can you ask for really – out in the fresh air, in a beautiful part of the world, with lots of friends.   The following week I ran my 100th parkrun at Sewerby.  This Saturday was also the last week... Continue Reading →

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