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BLC26 Expectations

Friday, September 19, 2014      16 comments

Expectations for BL26 I expect to get back on track with diet and exercise. Even after a few days I am well on the way here. I expect the fitness streak to help with this. I expect to meet new friends and continue contact with old ones... Read more

The Saving Grace : BiggestLoserChallenge 25

Friday, July 18, 2014      17 comments

My third round of being with the Biggest Loser Challenge is coming to an end. This was round 25 so, very appropriately, had Silver as the theme. This blog is part of the final Weekend Challenge to reflect on my experience of the round. It ca... Read more

Stress Management for Women!

Saturday, June 07, 2014      20 comments

Stress Management for Women! This is absolutely wonderful!!!! A young lady confidently walked around the room while leading and explaining stress management to an audience with a raised glass of water. Everyone knew she was going to ask the... Read more

Reading Bingo

Monday, May 05, 2014      14 comments

Just recently our local library blog carried an account of reading challenges the writer had undertaken. cclblog.wordpress.com/ta
g/reading-bingo/ ... Read more

The Fitness Test

Sunday, May 04, 2014      15 comments

I did this test for BL25 on Saturday.It wasn't too difficult to organise. I mapped a walk around my district so that I established a one mile route and got round it in 18 minutes which I didn't think was too bad. I wrote down exactly where I wen... Read more

Personal writing task:SILVER ROUND GOALS

Friday, May 02, 2014      14 comments

SILVER ROUND GOALS Twelve weeks in which to Achieve! 84 days in which to make a Difference! Three months to Control! How will I take advantage of this opportunity? And it is an opportunity, freely given and taken up. It is not something foi... Read more

My Summer Kamp

Thursday, April 24, 2014      20 comments

My summer kamp would be somewhere temperate – not too hot, not too cold, and definitely not humid! I am definitely too old for roughing it so my ideal kamping would be Glamping! Something like this Read more

Life Scripts

Tuesday, April 22, 2014      16 comments

My husband is an insulin dependent diabetic and in his local newsletter which arrived today there was an article that applies to life in general as well as to diabetes management. The information given is not new but bears repetition. And I... Read more

CulinaryChem: Spice GINGER

Tuesday, April 15, 2014      19 comments

My chosen spice is ---GINGER--- in all its forms, fresh root, powdered, crystallised, preserved – I love it! Most people will be familiar with it in biscuits (cookies) and gingerbread cake but I like it in savoury dishes as well. I like g... Read more

Humour gets us through!

Tuesday, April 15, 2014      12 comments

This was produced by CTV, the company whose building collapsed with tragic outcome on 22 Feb, 2011. With the help of other media businesses they were able to re-establish themselves and get back on air. Those who have ever heard David Attenbo... Read more

History, royals and the Earth

Monday, April 14, 2014      17 comments

Yesterday I spent in the central city. I went to see the royals. This was Prince William’s third visit since the quakes and the first time in Christchurch for the Duchess. The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall also came last year to lo... Read more

Christchurch Rebuild

Friday, April 11, 2014      15 comments

www.nytimes.com/interact
ive/2014/01/10/travel/2014
-places-to-go.html?_r=0 We are number 2 on this list and I can see why. There is definitely a sense of something happening in this city. But for many people it’s still ... Read more

Commonplace Bk organisation: writing class c.

Wednesday, April 02, 2014      12 comments

I'm keeping the organisation simple and have only 4 headings: Book Precis, Words, Exemplars and Quotations. I've made coloured labels and pasted them at various pages throughout. I'm using coloured paperclips to mark the last page used in each s... Read more

Writing class b and c

Saturday, March 29, 2014      13 comments

Option 2 b and c. emoticon a - Already posted in a blog. b - Response to article: I read the lifehack article, and have as a result signed up to get the newsletter from that site. I chose Journalling from that article for further foll... Read more

Writing class: my links

Tuesday, March 25, 2014      12 comments

I've chosen journalling to follow-up: I've ended up with more than 3 links because 3 of them are on more or less the same topic: There are apps to help if you want to use iphone/ipad, android device or pc. Here are 3 links which review what is... Read more


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