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April A to Z – A for Anniversary

So… we get the challenge under way on a personal note. With a challenge of another kind. Yep… later this month my good lady and I will hit one of those marital bliss milestones. I have posted in the past … Continue reading

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Fun With Fliers…

Sunday saw me take on the penultimate walk of the Grand Canal Challenge armed with more than a handful of the fliers so generously arranged by CL of Midlands SIMON. So? What would be my strategy? How would I approach spreading the word? Well, the closer … Continue reading

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Onward to Tullamore…

Where do I start? As they say in the classics… why not at the beginning? It was one of those rushed Sunday Mornings… again. The good lady taxi driver needed to throw me off well before ten thirty to get … Continue reading

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Fortunate Faux Pas…

Last Sunday’s walk took on a life of it’s own. Somehow I managed to get my time management and distance calculations ever so slightly botched. Well, that should teach me a lesson. Better planning is needed. What’s the old cliché … Continue reading

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Part Three – Mud, Fret and Jeers…

Yes… even when I walk I’m taunted. Words come and go… blood, sweat and tears? No… that’s someone else’s line… but… slip sliding along a very wet, muddy horse walk out in the middle of nowhere sure is a way … Continue reading

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The Omens… Second Leg…

This time they were substantially better. I remembered everything, even all the paraphernalia for the medical, the wallet, suitably stocked with train fare, the phone… the recharged camera battery, the warm windbreaker and proper umbrella I missed so much last … Continue reading

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