Tag Archives: andover

Unwavering Determination

Link to original article: Unwavering Determination I am very happy to post this inspirational article about, and by, my friend, Matt Lane, whom I greatly admire. Matt Lane is a parkrun stalwart having clocked up over 500 events. After a … Continue reading

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Work begins on footway and street lighting

Finally, the work has begun to make the road outside my house safer. I have been campaigning for this moment for nine years. Here the link to the report in the Andover Advertiser. Link to Andover Advertiser article about progress … Continue reading

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Let There Be Light – Phases Two to Four

Previous post: Let There Be Light – Phase One On Wednesday 3rd June, Phases 2-4 were completed. The lanterns we placed atop the new poles, the new main was connected and the old lamp posts were removed. The operation was … Continue reading

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Let There Be Light – Phase One

After nine years of campaigning, work has finally started on the streetlighting and pathway outside our house. The campaign was run on the grounds of the safety of pedestrians, including single parents, who are forced to walk up the middle … Continue reading

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Hustings in NW Hants – Part 1

Monday 2nd December 2019 was a landmark moment in my life. It was the first time that I had attended a hustings event as a general election candidate. The event was very well hosted by St Mary’s Church in Andover. … Continue reading

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#weekendcoffeeshare: ABBA, Andover GP, TeenTech and Ruby

If we were having coffee, I would be telling you about the most fantastic last seven days. Last Saturday, I was at the Annual Bloggers Bash Awards (ABBA) in the Grand Wellington Hotel in Vincent Square in London. What a … Continue reading

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New Year – First Milestone

For me, 2019 is going to be a year that is full of personal achievements. On the first day of the year, I hit my first milestone. Many of my followers will know of my passion for parkrun. It has … Continue reading

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Thumbs up for LinkedIn Local

This evening, I attended the inaugural meeting of the #LinkedInLocal Andover group at Basepoint on East Portway. Thanks go to Andrew Middleton for setting up the group and getting the first event off the ground and to Lucy Middleton of … Continue reading

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Fishing for Jobs

My job search reminds me of days when I went fishing on the banks of the River Tay at the North Inch in Perth. I used to go out before dawn and spend all day casting my flies out onto … Continue reading

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World Famous in Andover!

I know that this is just a grain of sand when compared to the mountainous achievements of some of my author friends in our blogging world, at Swanwick Writers’ Summer School and on many social media channels, but it hugely … Continue reading

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