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A new car…

I’ve never owned a car outright, as long time readers might recall from this post. That’s all about to change! I have decided at the ripe old age of 31, that it’s time to buy my very own car.  It due to some frustrations by the limitations of work’s car – I can only drive …
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Gliding (fixed wing…)

So like a plane, except, extra long wings so that you can cut the engine and glide.  The BF got this as a Christmas gift, so it made my 2016 Goals, and struck something off the bucket list. That’s my pilot tinkering   I was pretty darn excited: Here’s the inside: Let me show you …
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Weight loss update

Let’s start by saying – I’m envious of Dar’s fitness post today. Driving home, I thought ‘if she can do it (and she’s in a place with all that snow, and she is older than me) then what’s my excuse?’.  So I set up my laptop, and still channeling Dar – I put on her …
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2016 Goals

What would I like to achieve in the next year? Health I will get (and stay) below 70kg.  I’m currently 78.7kg.  I plan to reward myself as a help to motivate me.  I do need to ‘plan’ around all my excuses, so perhaps that’s tomorrow’ post.  I would like to have toned upper arms and a …
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Sea Plane flight

For my birthday celebrated in February, I was generously given two ‘experience’ vouchers, and a while ago I redeemed some of one for doing Trapeze (did I blog about that?).  The remainder of the vouchers went on a sea plane flight, rather on a whim.  What a way to start a weekend! I will not …
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A new 12 in 2

I’m feeling a little stuck in a rut, so I thought I might set some ‘fun’ goals to help me look forward to things that are out of the ordinary.  I started with my Bucket List. So here’s what I’d like to try and enjoy in the next two years (the numbers below are from …
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Sunday eating

So to bore you all, I’m going to blog a week of my eating.  The aim is to get me to eat BETTER knowing someone will know – the internet!  And if I lose weight, that’ll be awesome. So, Sunday, we started with a mocha – full cream milky coffee with chocolate mmm We went …
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Zorbing in Phuket – 12 in 2 list

At long last, after posting about my 12 in 2 goals here, here and here, and then finding out that the Gold Coast, QLD, Australia, closed down their zorbing, this looked like a goals I might just never get done! Alas, Phuket has what they call ‘Roller Ball’ which is zorbing – putting fully grown …
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2014 goals review

Reviewing my 2014 goals: Fun – 12 in 2 list For 2014, I’ll do the following (some of which I did earmark to do in 2013, but it didn’t happen): Silent retreat -didn’t happen, but I did research options to do something in San Fran whilst on Holidays Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb – I got a …
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Half marathon – 12 in 2 list

Hot on the heels of my harbour bridge climb last Friday, yesterday, Sunday 6th July, I did the Gold Coast Half Marathon. Talk about a busy month – between the BF cashing in his skydive, to me climbing the bridge (and having a fancy dinner), then the half marathon, and in less than a week, …
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