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Pre-race dinner!

Tomorrow is a big day for all of us, especially Libby. Her dad and I are running a half marathon and Libby is competing in her first race- a 1km walk that she will be doing with her aunty Emma.    We always have pasta for dinner the night before a race, so this seemed like the perfect opportunity to try the new Mediterranean Chicken Pasta + Cheesy Crumb Topping from the Schwartz range. I’m vegetarian, so we substituted the Chicken for Quorn. I’m always really pleased when sauces that are designed to go with chicken are vegetarian. Quorn pieces are…

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Learning life’s lessons… from a gaming console?

Last month, I wrote a blog post about my brother, who had sold his prize possession, his X-Box. Fast forward a month and, as predicted, he couldn’t live without it. He has purchased another one. In the intervening time when he didn’t have an X-Box, my brother was still constantly using gadgets and gaming consoles of one sort of another. He’s not alone though, gaming is becoming more and more popular, particularly amongst teenagers. Despite being a bit technophobic myself, even I can’t help but be amazed by the fantastic array of specialised gaming peripherals that give gamers the edge over their…

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Win free entry into the Shock Absorber Women Only Triathlon!

I have been lucky enough to be given a free entry into the amazing Shock Absorber Women Only triathlon at Eton Dorney lake on 14th July. I’ll give that a moment to sink in. Jealous? I would be! If you were momentarily consumed with envy, you’ll be delighted to know that I have five additional free entries to give away! If you are considering entering, you might like to know that this has been voted one of the top five triathlons IN THE WORLD! Here’s a bit more about the race and how to prepare for it.   The race is…

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Making the news!

On Friday, we were delighted to see that the front page of our local paper featured Libby and her fundraising efforts!  We knew that there was going to be a feature on her, but we expected something a bit more like this feature at the top of page two where her story was continued…      What’s more, Prince Charles was visiting Malvern this week, but he only made page 9! Libby also made page 8 of the Worcester Evening News:      Libby is walking well holding one hand and can walk quite a long way but she still…

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