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The Longest Day – 2014

  Participate in the Longest Day by doing up to seven runs in six parks on Sunday 22nd June! Would you like to explore some great 5km courses in parks across South Hampshire? Now’s your chance! Simply turn up and run with a group of like-minded runners. All ages and …

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Team Honk Update

In February I took part in fundraising for Sports Relief as part of the Team Honk relay team. I am proud to say that £31, 864 has been raised to date! If you would like to contribute too then you can click here to go to the fundraising page.  

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More Special Deliveries

I have started writing the second book in (what I hope will be) my Special Deliveries series. I can’t decide if I should continue writing in the same way as Special Deliveries: Life Changing Moments (which is a collection of short stories) or if I should write about a few women …

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Z is for zaftig

From Zaftig to Aspie is the title of my first published book.  It is my tale of growing up with undiagnosed autism and my search to find out who I was. You can’t buy it though, because when I found out that I had accidentally self published it (yes, really) I …

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Y us for youth

I’ve reached an age where professionals are beginning to look young.  Too young….my doctor appears to be in her early 30s, my dentist looks to be no more than 21, and don’t even get me started on trying to guess the age of the boy child that piloted our plane …

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X is for xanthan

Xanthan gum is a thickening agent used in a lot of gluten free products as well as some non gluten free products such as mayonnaise.  It is secreted by a bacteria called Xanthomonas campestris which is also responsible for causing leaf mould.  Bizarrely, xanthan gum itself isn’t always gluten free so …

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W is for wattpad

Wattpad is a platform where authors can share excerpts of their writing with readers  – any amount from one page to entire books  is available depending on the author – allowing readers the opportunity to add the excerpts to their libraries and comment on what they have read. My page …

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