Author Archives: Annieb25

About Annieb25

A mum to 2 teenage boys, would be writer, thirsty for knowledge, Radio Solution solver on Radio 1116 4BC and so much more!!

NaNoWriMo – No it isn’t some new Mork & Mindy spin off.

This month I have participated in NaNoWriMo.  No, it isn’t some new Mork & Mindy spin off, it is an annual novel writing project that brings together professional and amateur writers from all over the world to write 50,000 words during the … Continue reading

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I’m not here

Because I’m posting over at here at The Secret Life of Bees.   While you are there check out some of Sass’ posts.  She is most excellent. 🙂 Thank you Sass for having me.  You are my first ever guest post … Continue reading

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Old, Sad, Forgotten … Why?

“I am so lonely at night.  I have no one to talk to from the time I get home at 3.30 pm until I go out again the next day at 10.00 am.  The dark makes me sad.” “My dog … Continue reading

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I Don’t think I’m a Fail Whale

My apologies to the loyal blog readers I have here.  I have been rather uninspired of late and my poor blog and readers have been sadly neglected.   I will endeavour to put an end to the neglect. Unfortunately my … Continue reading

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C25K Week 3 Run 2 – in Darwin

I thought going away for work would throw a spanner in the works with my C25K running program, but it wasn’t quite as bad as I thought.  I was able to get away from work early and do a run … Continue reading

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C25K Week 3 Run 1 – Finally … and smug!

Week 3 consists of 5 minutes walking, 90 seconds running, 90 seconds walking, 3 minutes running, 3 minutes walking, 90 seconds running, 90 seconds walking 3 minutes running, 5 minutes walking.  Let me tell you those 3 minutes of running … Continue reading

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C25K Runs 5 & 6

Late this afternoon I completed run 6. This means on Sunday I start a new week. I don’t know how far I will be running because I don’t like to look until the day, that way I can’t stress out … Continue reading

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So, who’s your Crush?

Let’s talk about “girl crushes”.   Not the kind of crush a boy has on a girl or one a girl who likes girls has on a girl, but a good old fashioned admiration of someone who you wish could … Continue reading

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C25K Run 4 – Completed

I will preface this post with a Poo warning. If you do not like poo discussions it would be best to move along, there is nothing to see here. This afternoon I moved onto my 2nd week of the C25K … Continue reading

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C25K Run 3 Done & Dusted

Today I really struggled to get the motivation to actually go for my run. As one does these days, I reached out to Twitter and the motivation was sent my way, in spades. My lovely Tweets cheering me on, giving … Continue reading

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