Tag Archives: Westcountry

Where have all the blog posts gone?

Good morning lovely folk! This blog has been neglected and now I am so far behind, I have no idea where to start! The last time I wrote, I was somewhere in the North of Cornwall on my walk, approaching … Continue reading

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Because I can…

I ran last weekend. Because I can. You might remember this time last year I wrote a similar post on my first ever run – one of the hardest things I have ever done. Not only physically, but mentally too. … Continue reading

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Where can I get a good coffee in town?

Last week I was covering for another teacher. As is often the case something random was said and away we went from the lesson plan (Sorry – I DID cover what you asked!) In a speaking activity, a student asked … Continue reading

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a Christmas meal conspiracy

Is there a conspiracy created by mums all over the country, to ensure that all Christmas meals in restaurants are crap, so we enjoy theirs more on the actual day? Wouldn’t be hard in my house: my mum is an … Continue reading

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Apples and cider and country homes

Image taken from http://now-here-this.timeout.com/2011/09/24/fenton-house-apple-day-2011/ Apple day is a celebration of apples and orchards and inevitably cider, usually celebrated in the UK in October. So this weekend there was a two-day Apple and Cider Festival at Killerton House, near Exeter. I … Continue reading

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Stretching out the summer

OK, so we didn’t get an amazing summer. Or if we did, I didn’t notice because I was working and studying all summer. I made it to the beach twice. Both of those times with an armful of textbooks! I … Continue reading

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Run or Dye

Last month I was excited yet apprehensive about announcing that I had run 1.2km twice. I wrote about it here https://graceelizcomeshome.wordpress.com/2015/04/21/from-cant-to-can/ Yesterday I ran 5km in Run or Dye in Exeter. Perhaps run is the wrong word – as my … Continue reading

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Eat the seasons

Eat the seasons. Yep that’s what I am doing this year. Why? Well, why not? I am a fan of food – not in a pretentious “foodie” kind of way, but in the sense that I have a healthy interest … Continue reading

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faith restored

I am sure I have mentioned before that when I need to think, breathe, relax or sort things out, I go to my church, and have a chat with my God. So today, in desperate need of refreshing my screen, … Continue reading

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What are you studying?

There’s a question I dislike almost as much as “What do you do for a living?” See my post https://graceelizcomeshome.wordpress.com/2015/01/11/what-do-you-do-for-a-living/ for more on that one… So I am temping at the moment. In fact I have just finished a 5 … Continue reading

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