Category Archives: Charities

A new addiction? Or an answer to obesity? Now I really understand the appeal of cupcakes…

On Saturday I was lucky enough to be part of the Rural Living Show in Taunton, an annual event that has become a fixture in the Christmas calendar in Somerset. Styling itself a ‘craft and lifestyle show’ it is a … Continue reading

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Go Wild, Stay Well, Run Hard – Dave’s story

Editor’s note: This is the 12th in a series of monthly mental health guest posts, so it is a proper birthday! To celebrate, I was lucky to get Dave Urwin, fundraiser extraordinaire, to slow down long enough to write about … Continue reading

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Gig Review: Thunderbridge Bluegrass Boys

Blue Grass? Isn’t that a flowery perfume grannies used to wear? Well if you are a music buff no, obviously not. Bluegrass music is a little bit of country, a smattering of folk, a hint of jazz and blues with … Continue reading

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Asking a favour. Two causes and two people close to my heart

In recent weeks I have posted on here about Chris Rugg, who won the Care Focus award for Outstanding Volunteer in Somerset, and about the article I wrote for soFeminine.co.uk about my experience of breast reconstruction. Esther Clark was one … Continue reading

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