Tag Archives: Exercise

My 100 day challenge: the background

I’m a doer, not a ‘have done-er’, if that makes sense.  When confronted with a problem or a difficulty, I look for something I can do to resolve it. This 100 day challenge is my personal, individual response to the … Continue reading

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New York parks – part 1: Brooklyn Bridge Park

Of all the places we went in New York, the parks stand out for me as the places that really wowed me the most.  This is the first in a series of posts about the various parks we visited.  What … Continue reading

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The benefits of completing a challenge

Well, what a great way to start the new year.  By that, I don’t mean the heavy cold that started on 26 December and has long outstayed its welcome.  No, I mean the exercise challenge I set myself early in … Continue reading

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Starting as I mean to go on

I’m going to break with tradition (or maybe start a new one?) and not make any resolutions for 2016.  Instead, I’m reflecting on some of the things I learnt (or re-learnt) in 2015.  So that maybe I won’t have to … Continue reading

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Hitting 60

One of my mother-in-law’s favourite sayings was that “age doesn’t come on it’s own”, and maybe she was right.  In my case it comes with a whole lot of paper and tests.  Though I know I am very fortunate in … Continue reading

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