It’s all about you…

My blog is named Plutonium Sox after my two dogs, Pluto and Soxa. Whilst both dogs have their own personalities, Soxa is what can only be described as “a character”.    Soxa is a bit of a hypochondriac and the vets all know her by name. Possibly because they remember the time when the usual dog head collars wouldn’t stop her from pulling out the stitches in her tail and they had to put a bucket on her head…      A bucket isn’t the only ridiculous thing Soxa has been subjected to wearing. After falling out of our kayak…

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Making new friends and finding new blogs to read #2

Last month, I put a link-up post on my blog for newbies like me to find new blogs to read and hopefully make some friends and pick up new followers along the way. The link-up was really successful but I realised I’d made a bit of a mistake with it. You see, it wasn’t just new bloggers who wanted to join in. A few more experienced bloggers contacted me to say that they’d love to link up. So this time, there are no rules. Just sit back, relax and link up your blog! It’s up to you whether you link…

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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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