Buying a car with a personal lease

Three times now we have had to buy a car for a teen who has just passed their test.   I say had to, of course we haven’t actually had to but our living where we do and their schools / colleges / places of work being where they are means that the three of them

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Using circles to get fit

I love circles.  Some of my favourite things are circles My wedding and engagement rings The rim of a glass full of gin My favourite plate from Barbados A mug of tea A glazed ring doughnut from Krispy Kreme Wagon Wheels Chocolate Digestives All circles.  All on my favourite lists. But this week something else

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Raising money with BT MyDonate

This is a funny time of year for me.  It is the first time in four years that I have not been preparing for a charity trip abroad .   Three trips to Africa with Comic Relief seeing the work have done over the past 27 years, and last year with World Vision to meet

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Window Wednesday — Guildford Cathedral

  It feels like ages since I have posted something for my weekly window post.  My love for windows and their ability to frame a photo hasn’t diminished but time to go out and photograph them had recently.  Last week we ventured to Guildford for a mooch on New Year’s Eve and to see if

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Hello 2017

I am not really sure why I am writing this post but it feels like the first post of the year should be a proper one.  A formal one to mark the start of a new bunch of 365 days.   Like using your neatest handwriting and only underlining with a ruler on the first

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Ginmas Week 5

  Week 5 of #Ginmas is now done and I have to say that at the beginning I really wasn’t sure if I would manage to post a gin a day for a whole month.  To be organised enough that every day at 6pm I would have a photo of each gin and a little

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Ginmas Week 4

Another week and another week of gins!  All of the above are the gins I shared during week 4 of #Ginmas over on social media (my month of gins, one a day for the whole of December) but wanted to record them all here too.   If you want to hunt them down then do

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Ginmas Week 3

So apologies for this post being a day late.  Should have had it up yesterday but <insert long list of pathetic excuses involving a to do list longer than your arm and a five hour lunch with a client> …. Another week of seven different gins.  Eek!  I wasn’t sure this would actually work and

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