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The month of May sees the start of National Walking month and this year Nicola and I are going to try and walk  as an absolute minimum 20 minutes every single day. Of course there is a hashtag for this (#try20) but it’s not one we have created. Living Streets is the UK charity that champions…

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It was pouring down in Windermere (not unusual for the Lake District) so I ducked into the Scope charity shop to avoid it. Not that I love an excuse to browse the charity shops, I love a good bargain and am always amazed at what people tire of and donate. Scope exists to “make this country…

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It’s week two of the Easter holidays for one half of the Sofa Stories team and the other half has a lovely birthday coming up. Here’s how I’m spending my week. Monday: Pirates and Princesses: Crook Hall & Gardens, Frankland Lane, Sidegate, Durham, DH1 5SZ Visitors are invited to follow a quest for treasure around the gardens…

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Date day with daughter we headed to the theatre for a production of ‘Snow White’. Rewind to 2010 and Emily and I were involved with Northern Stage’s anniversary project #40babies where a living book was created and captured from bump to three years old so Northern Stage Newcastle always holds fond memories. Fast forward to 2016,…

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Is there anything nicer than a handwritten card? In this very most digital age, there’s something extra special and lovely about taking the time to write a little note to someone you care about, and of course they’re wonderful to receive. Suzanne has always loved to leave little notes and messages. I still have a couple…

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