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Cycling – my adventures in keep fit #1

I’m the first to admit that exercise is not my favourite past-time. Ever since I had to stand shivering in line in a pair of blue gym-knickers (or ‘granny bashers’ as we liked to call them), waiting for someone to … Continue reading

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Shopping local, planning meals

Living here in the UK I am lucky to be surrounded by all manner of local shops, selling everything from handmade jewellery to specialist food, home grown veg to tasty cakes and vintage clothes.  Having absolutely zero green fingers myself, … Continue reading

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Sunday lunch at The Farm

The Farm is a quirky pub in the heart of St Werburghs, a friendly area in the center of Bristol which is home to artists, musicians and many eco-loving folk… yes, this is where the hippies hang out! With a … Continue reading

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The dream – The Big Blog Exchange

16 bloggers from across the world exchange lives. What an adventure! I’ve applied to take part in the Big Blog Exchange.  Run by Hostelling International, 16 Bloggers from across the world will be selected to swap lives for 10 days … Continue reading

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Pay day treat – Italian!

Ok, I’m full now! Myself and good old Mr A decided to treat ourselves to a mini pay day splurge… plus, you know, I’ve been eating mega healthy, don’t want to be toooo good it is Friday after all! 3 … Continue reading

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Lobster Quadrille

‘”Will you walk a little faster?” said a whiting to a snail, “There’s a porpoise close behind us, and he’s treading on my tail. See how eagerly the lobsters and the turtles all advance! They are waiting on the shingle … Continue reading

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Hot dogs at the Bank

Friday night, after work.  Me and Mr-A find ourselves wandering down Stokes Croft looking for a bite to eat, when we come face-to-face with a billboard displaying the sacred words: ‘Hot Dogs’.  Considering he cites the morning I woke up, … Continue reading

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Vegy lunch

Lunch at The Social on Cheltenham Road in Bristol proved to be an unusual, but tasty experience.  Priding itself as being an independent bar and cafe, The Social provides comfy sofas, free papers and a laid back atmosphere. Feeling experimental … Continue reading

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