The northern part of the canal (Tewitfield to Kendal) was drained of water and closed in 1944. There was a severe leakage and it was filled in, also parts were blocked when the M6 were built.
Sat in the doctors surgery and flicking through a magazine and was inspired by a simple pudding. It helped that I had some leftover puff pastry from a pie I was making.
Living with anxiety is tough at times. There is never a specific trigger when I am feeling anxious or having a panic attack, just a bunch of little triggers that all add up. To what? To an anxiety attack. A big, huge, heart pounding, sweat inducing panic attack.
It’s a year ago since we took ownership of our Black Labrador puppy Lucy. After the initial wobbles about how a dog would fit into our lives, these were quickly dispelled as she settled in and we wondered how we had survived without a Lucy.
An eye roll at yet another social media challenge, it’s that or another “national” day of some description. But it did get me thinking about how s decade could fly by in a blink of an eye.
Lucy was one on Christmas Eve and it’s nearly a year since we bought her home. It seems like 2 seconds ago she was only able to fit in the palm of our hands. I say the same about my stepsons, obviously not fitting in the palm of my hand!
From the 16th century to the 19th century women wore corsets but they were designed to shape the woman’s torso rather than to provide support. It wasn’t until 1913 the modern bra was invented. Mary Phelps Jacob invented the modern bra, she used two handkerchiefs joined by ribbon. She patented her invention in 1914.
That time of year again and it always brings a moment of reflection on the past 12 months, was it a bestseller? Hell yes. 2018 will be an unforgettable year for The Pennington family as we launched our business in May. We have been blown away by the support and more importantly custom. We have … More Resolutions
In the last 15 years, post London marathon I have always entered as soon as entries were live. Today I received the ‘commiserations’ email to say I was not lucky enough to get a place again.
When I visit London, I always get excited when I see Big Ben and the iconic Houses of Parliament. I have run the London marathon 4 times and when I see this building I know I’m near the finish.