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I don`t want to wash off my glitter

By Claire / a few months ago

I now get it, when my children have their faces painted and they never want to wash it of, often going to bed with said painton face !Today was the annual community BBQ wherewe get together for a few hrs, chat, laugh, discuss local issues, have a drink and enjoythe sun.As part of the Community […]

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1002 and counting

By Claire / a few months ago

Yup that`s how many e mails I have written.Scrolling back to 2013 one of my first e mailswas….A Healthy BiteSent Monday, March 25, 2013I wont copy it as its embarrassingly poorin quality, content and just about everything to be honest.It was about my daughter biting another child’s finger in nursery over a plastic dinosaur.Just goes […]

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When Princess Diana Died

By Claire / a few months ago

Sitting in my office catching up with work,before I have a few days off next week withthe family, Jeremy Vine is discussing theoutpouring of grief and the whole media thingaround Diana dying.Do you remember, what you were doing ? I do ?It was a Bank Holiday and I was in the now closed gym in […]

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Birthday Burn out

By Claire / a few months ago

After a birthday weekend of excessive eating and drinking it’s safe to say I was feeling tired and bloated yesterday and I needed to reign it in a little.With 2 weeks left in the summer holidays, I`m conscious as much of my cover work for fellow instructors is finished as I didnt go away, I […]

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The Black cab driver.

By Claire / a few months ago

Ever see that program about the Black Cab drivers in London ?They have to learn where EVERY road in central London is BEFORE they can be aCABBIE !YUP – it takes some folks years to learn them, that`s why its called “The Knowledge”.Like most things that are worth achieving,there never is a fast fix, unfortunatelyits […]

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Sitting in the Sun sipping my Cider….

By Claire / a few months ago

on Saturday, this record came on as thelive band were setting up.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4Ta5w8iqzsIt instantly brought tears to my eye and thattight feeling in your chest when you feel upsetWhy ?COS this was the music they played between holidaydestinations on the Holiday Program on BBC 1many many years ago, maybe if your my age you willremember it […]

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The man who had it all…..

By Claire / a few months ago

and did nothing with it.A few years ago I asked for some help from a local successful business man.He was excellent, gave me loads of his timeand I was really appreciative of his help.This gentleman was overweight, very stressed in his work, and was often ill, he like me sufferswith asthma and was suffering flare […]

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Are you a Tortoise or a Hare ?

By Claire / a few months ago

Yup, we all know the story of the tortoise and the hare, where the slow, steady and consistent approach of the tortoise basically beat the fast and inconsistent behaviourof the hare. We all know and understand this story, so why is it when we come to our own well being, do MOST of us take […]

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What`s UP ?

By Claire / a few months ago

So its 4.30 pmJust got back from CirencesterWashing is onAll food is awayPlanned my week sittingin the car on the drivehome.Off out for a walk and a pintbefore ” no booze till next weekend”What are you up to ?​​​​​​​ClairePS Want to come join us to lose some weightover the Summer hols for FREE, let me […]

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I may not be what you think I am

By Claire / a few months ago

The NO bullshit, stripped bare facts about me, warts and all!1 I WAKE SOME MORNINGS….wracked with massive self doubt, thinking, I’m a failure. I doubt that I work hard enough and everything I have worked for will be taken way, and why would anyone want to work with me! After a tea/coffee, supps, an uplifting […]