Category Archives: Lifestyle

Its a funny old life…

On this day 5 years ago I woke up much as I would on any other day, much as I had pretty much every day for the previous 91/2years, same time, same place, except this time something was different – I didn’t have a job to go to.  After a career in housing building my way up from a part-time Project Worker, to a Senior Management role I was made redundant due to funding cuts at the time when many Local Authorities were carrying out huge budget slashing exercises to many housing services.  I had been supporting my teams through the consultation and redundancy process too, knowing that I didn’t have a job at the end of the proceedings, it was a hugely stressful time.  

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Waves, wobbles and silly tan lines.

A ‘little’ paddle related blog from Laura – just in case you’ve forgotten what it was like to be a newbie (I had…)  If you want to follow more of Laura’s ramblings on life, paddling and horses please see her blog at:
In the last week or so the preparation has started for the summer trip to the Alps. After I decided to go and got my deposit paid, I’ve got some kit sorted and I’m set up with the basics to get out and practice.

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