Tag Archives: Travelling

Arizona

My word, Arizona. You really are spectacular! We spent just two nights and two days in the Grand Canyon State but it really blew us away. The drive from Las Vegas was somewhat dull – the landscape was vast and … Continue reading

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The Big Island: Kona side

The west shore of the Big Island is very different to the lush east shore – here it’s stark and arid. Lava fields abound. Black lava is literally piled up across great swathes of land, making it often look like … Continue reading

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Melbourne!

We arrived in Melbourne on Sunday afternoon and flew out early on Wednesday morning. Just two and a half days there, but it was awesome. What a great city! It felt very much like London, probably due to the grey skies, … Continue reading

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A wet weekend in Seattle

Last week, the Husband and I celebrated 10 years of married life which is a BIG deal I think! I still really like him! He seems to like me too. So we went on a ‘Romantic Mini- Break’ to Seattle … Continue reading

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Running in Kailua

Hi from gorgeous Hawaii! Oh my word, this place is amazing. We’re not big beach people and Hawaii wasn’t somewhere we immediately wanted to visit when we moved to California, but everyone raved…and so here we are. And the raving … Continue reading

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Running to Stonehenge

Since the Longleat 10k, I’ve had a very slack week when it comes to running. I had some shin pain after the races so wisely ditched my plans for a recovery run on Monday. Then we went to Paris on … Continue reading

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A day-trip to Paris

Well, Happy February 6th everybody! It’s my birthday!  I am even further from 21 than I was yesterday!!! I’m spending the day without my lovely Husband but with my parents, which is pretty special. And because it’s my birthday…here’s a … Continue reading

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Race report: Longleat 10k

Yesterday was Racing Day!!! I really wanted to run a race during this trip, primarily as an excuse to catch up with my lovely friend Nic. Nicola and I have been friends for 20 years (how did this happen?) and … Continue reading

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Hills and trains…

It makes me laugh how weather-focussed this blog has been since I landed in the UK – my nation is (rightfully) obsessed with the weather. However on the night after our epic snow-run, it rained…and when we woke on Sunday … Continue reading

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The run must go on…

Since we left the UK in 2010, a new phenomenon has struck the UK – Parkrun. This is a series of weekly 5k races in parks in many UK cities and towns across the country. They are free of charge … Continue reading

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