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New York, New York

I recently returned from my New Year’s trip to New York City with 9 friends. We had around 5 days all told, staying at the Kimberley Hotel in Midtown East, Manhattan. The hotel was great – we had two suites, … Continue reading

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Bucket List Update: Buying a House, Visiting New York, Helicopter Flight and trip to Peru

Once again, I haven’t posted for months. In my defence, though, I’ve been a bit busy. I bought a house about 5 weeks ago so I’ve been spending my time decorating and buying lots of things. It’s exciting but hasn’t … Continue reading

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Roadtrip Recap Part 2: Yosemite National Park

America Roadtrip Part 2: Yosemite National Park, a set on Flickr. This may have been the part of the trip I was most been looking forward to and it lived up to my expectations. In common with much of the … Continue reading

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Bucket List Update: Get a Photograph Published

This isn’t quite what I had in mind when I included this aim on my Bucket List but I think it counts! A few months ago I was contacted on Flickr by local charity Shakespeare Hospice. They wanted to use … Continue reading

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Bucket List Update: ‘Sailing A Boat’ Completed

The week before last I got an unexpected offer – the chance to tick off an item from my Bucket List by going sailing. I’ve never been and always wanted to (I’m still planning to learn next year, but that … Continue reading

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Bucket List Update: My London 2012 Olympics Experience

Like most people, I was glued to the Olympics. I love how so many people, who aren’t normally into sport, got sucked in. I don’t know if it was the same in other countries but here in the UK that … Continue reading

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Bucket List Update: Wimbledon 2012

Wimbledon 2012, a set on Flickr. Well, as I posted last week, I went to Wimbledon on Tuesday. It was a great day – we were lucky with the weather, only a couple of brief showers and it was gloriously … Continue reading

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Wimbledon Weather Watch

One of the highlights of the UK’s sporting calendar, Wimbledon, starts next week and for the first time, I’m going! I’m really excited to go and tick another aim off my bucket list. I’ve always loved Wimbledon and wanted to … Continue reading

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Bucket List Update: Photography, Sailing, Wimbledon and USA trip

This year I am definitely going to be able to cross ‘Attend the Olympics’ off my bucket list, but I’m also making progress on some of the others. Yesterday, I received a message from Shakespeare Hospice, a charity in Stratford-Upon-Avon, … Continue reading

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Skydiving – Challenge Complete

As I posted last week, today was the big day. Skydiving. Five friends and I, along with a couple of spectators, turned up at the Hinton Skydiving Centre near Banbury for a tandem skydive. I thought the weather seemed fine, … Continue reading

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