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My Granny was a Lion Tamer

One of Gran’s favourite stories was the Blairgowrie lion. Blairgowrie is a small town to the north of Perth. It is very famous for being the berry capital of Great Britain. The best raspberries and strawberries in the world are … Continue reading

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Granny’s Wealth

When my grandmother moved to the Fair City of Perth, she believed that she’d arrived in some great metropolis. Any reader who knows Perth in Scotland will be puzzled by this statement, as they will know that we are speaking … Continue reading

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A Parkrunner Abroad

Originally posted on The Running Princess:
One of the brilliant things about parkrun is that when you travel, certainly within the UK, you should be able to find an event near you and be welcomed to run. There aren’t so…

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What a great week for running – for me, anyway!

I’ll be brief. I had three wonderful, early-morning runs in Bois de Boulogne in Paris while I was there for business meetings. On Saturday, I went for my usual Andover parkrun. I was on a good pace for 24 minutes … Continue reading

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