Inspired by the best!

It’s not often I write a post about Libby and her recent developments but this weekend she’s had a bit of an achievement that came at just the right time!  Last week, I was lucky enough to interview double Olympic champion Rebecca Adlington. We chatted about how important swimming is for children and what a sense of achievement it is for them when they manage to swim alone. Well needless to say at just under 16 months old, Libby isn’t swimming on her own yet, but I think Rebecca’s influence must have rubbed off on Libby because her swimming came…

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An interview with Rebecca Adlington!

Yesterday, I received an amazing email asking if I would like to interview Rebecca Adlington for my blog. Yes, THE Rebecca Adlington! I nearly fell off my chair! Miraculously, it wasn’t a wind up and this lunch time we had a chat and I was lucky enough to be able to ask her a few questions. Here are the results!  Q1. Recent research has shown that swimming has a great effect on children’s confidence. What is it about swimming above other sports that gives children such a confidence boost? You start swimming at a young age and initially you’re supported…

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Silent Sunday

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Closing in on my dream home… but how will I keep it clean?!

For the last couple of years, we’ve been in the unenviable position of paying two mortgages because we still had my husband’s flat and had no tenants in it. We’ve recently sold the flat subject to contract and hopefully in the not too distant future, we will finally be able to put a bit of money into doing up the house.  I love where we live, it’s a great location with lovely neighbours but I’ve always wanted to do something a bit more exciting with my garden. There is a big area out the back that I would love to…

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Saying Goodbye

We will miss you Snoopy.xx

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Silent Sunday

 

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Making friends and finding new blogs to read

I’ve been chatting with some friends recently who have fabulous blogs that are relatively new. What we all have in common is that it’s difficult to find new blogs to follow that really suit our interests. It’s equally difficult to build new followers who have a genuine interest in our posts. That’s why I’ve decided to see if anyone is interested in a bit of a no-rules linky to allow all of us newbies to hold hands and support each other.  I’d love it if you could leave a link to your blog and pop along to visit a couple…

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