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I've joined a gym!

Or rather my husband has signed me up on a family membership. Do you think he’s trying to tell me something? I suppose the excuse of post pregnancy bulge must be wearing a bit thin. My youngest is nearly 7 after all. I’ve never been what you call a gym bunny. In fact, put me in a room with exercise machines and people pumping iron who all know what they are doing and the exercise pattern I will show is running very fast in the opposite direction. To my husband I say - Ask me: Do you want a glass of wine? The answer will always be yes (unless I’m driving of course by which the answer will be no with an ill-contained snarl). Ask me: Do you want to go out for a meal? Again yes Ask me: Would you like a couple of hours to loll on the sofa and read a good book? Oh yes! Ask me: Would you like me to take the children out for the day so you can get some writing done? Oh yes please! But Ask me: Would you like to go to the gym? Answer – Erm, probably not. I don’t mind swimming and I d

It's Been a While!

It’s been a while, I know since my last blog and for that I am truly ashamed. My life is always really hectic during the summer with work and family but this year I just haven’t seemed to be able to catch up and now its nearly half term. Already! I’m sure there is a gremlin out there somewhere stealing time from me. I have been writing though, albeit I can’t say that I’m entirely happy with what I have written and so I haven’t been able to find the motivation to blog about it. I’ve been flitting between projects too so haven’t really built up any momentum. In reality I’ve been having one of those “Where is my life going?” moments, only the moment has lasted rather longer than I could have anticipated. But this month I’ve given myself a bit of a talking to because let’s face it, the only person who is going to change my life is me. The thing that has really spurred me on though is the fact that November is approaching and November means – National Novel Writing Month or NaNoWriMo