Category Archives: 40things

Reviews of 2014, part 2: 40things whilst being 40

Last year I started a mini-project; 40 Things To Do Whilst Being 40. As I turned 41 back in December the project should probably come to an end now. So, how did I do? It turns out I didn’t really … Continue reading

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Reviews of 2014, part 1: running & hiking.

Everybody does this review thing, don’t they? I know I always used to do it in Another Place when I had time to update that constantly, but I’ve got out of practice in recent years and so I’m not sure … Continue reading

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40things: chocbots!

Back in September I ran a bunch of workshops on how to make a chocolate robot. It was part of Cornucopia Leeds (and was reviewed), a food festival held in the bottom of the corn exchange which had all kinds … Continue reading

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40things: running, again. This time it’s about plans.

This running lark isn’t just about getting fit. Well, it is. But there’s specific targets that I’d quite like to hit on the way to getting fit and if I can take in some nice scenery on the way then … Continue reading

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40things: getting fitter, $deity help me.

One of the 40 Things is to get slightly fitter, and there are many reasons for this. The important thing, though, is improvement; maintenance isn’t really something I’m interested in, and I could do that just by sticking with Parkrun … Continue reading

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40things: Le Big Bike Race

A few weeks ago a big bike race started in Leeds. My day started at 3:30, when I got up in order to make it to my check-in location (CIL) on time, because I was a volunteer. A blueshirt. A … Continue reading

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40Things: sur Ilkley Moor sans chapeau.

One of my 40things is to do some volunteerings. One of the things I help out at is Thought Bubble, so in order to do something new I thought I’d be a volunteer for the Tour de France Grand Depart … Continue reading

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