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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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40Things: Some things I’ve learned about myself whilst dancing.

A few weeks ago I wrote about my first experiences of going to dance classes, once that set of classes had been over and done with. After it was done I went to a few Lindy Fridays and the chance … Continue reading

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40 things: Walkies (part one of hopefully many), Hebden Bridge to Haworth.

One of my 40whilst40 is to “go for a walk somewhere nice and hilly” which is, I’ll be honest, a bit woolly. I try to go walking a few times a year – my default walk is between Airedale and … Continue reading

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40 things: Dancing like it’s 1924.

Amongst people I see a lot it’s probably pretty clear that I have personal space issues. I’m not a natural go-in-for-the-handshake type of chap, and the “sweetie!” hug-and-cheek is something very few people get from me. It’s not that I … Continue reading

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40 things: just what on earth do I have on my cookbook shelves?

It turns out I have far fewer cookbooks than I thought I had. One of the problems with guesstimation is that sometimes things aren’t all the same size. A few weeks ago I’d counted up the number of books on … Continue reading

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40 things: talking in front of a paying audience

My 40whilst40 continues apace. Admittedly it’s a fairly glacial pace but there is definite movement. Last night was Bettakultcha at the Brudenell Social Club, a venue I’ve never been to before. It’s a brilliant venue, a great stashed away stage … Continue reading

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40 things: kimchi and knitting

One of the things I’m not that keen on is wasting time. I know it’s sometimes necessary to maintain mental health, but I’m also aware that at the same time as, say, watching episodes of Doctor Who I could be … Continue reading

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