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.
Living in Cumbria, it’s a tourist hotspot. As an off comer, yes I’m still that even after living here for 28 years. I love exploring what is on my doorstep.
I feel as if I’ve neglected my blog for a while, mainly posting recipes. Back in May 2018, I left my job after 28 years and along with my family we set up Penningtons tea and coffee.
This event was certainly out of my comfort zone! You know when at the beginning of the year people ask you to do things and you agree without even thinking?! That was me when Sarah and Nat from Sarah Jones PT, asked me if I fancied doing Rough Runner.
As part of my 40 at 40 list I did an indoor skydive, it was great fun. https://adventuresofcumbrianblondie.co.uk/2012/08/27/completing-no-2-on-my-40-at-40-list/When I was completing my 40 list, there were lots of other experiences I wanted to do. So my fabulist was created. No time frame just things I wanted to do before I died. After doing an indoorContinue reading “A tick of the fabulist – do a skydive/parachute jump”
When you’ve had a break from fitness due to illness, it’s easy to believe that you’ve lost all of your gains.
My name is Gina and I have turned into crazy dog lady. My iPhone camera reel is full of dog pictures instead of the usual selfies.
With mental health there is no one size fits all in my experience. When I am brave enough to admit to people “I suffer with anxiety” people are shocked. It’s usually accompanied with “you? But you’re so outgoing, happy”.
It was probably about 5 years after moving to the Lake District, that I bought my first pair of walking boots and discovered my love for the hills.
My name is Gina and at 44 and 1/2 I’ve never had a pet. Unless you include a goldfish won at the fair whose lifespan was usually about a month!