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Donnchadh moves in to clear the breakdown.

Wee ’Un is Mr Active

The Wee “Un is very active compared with his British peers and could in no ways be described as slothful. It won’t come as a surprise to long-term readers of the blog, but we now have empirical evidence showing it is the case. For four weeks in November and early December, the Wee ‘Un, was […]

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Qualified as sports first aider

I earned my First Aid at Work (Sports) Certificate today. The course was traightforward, with the instructor commenting, “you’ve clearly done this before” when I was doing CPR. Yes, I snog a dummy on a regular basis.  (I’d better hope the Other Half doesn’t read this!!!) The course, organised by Aberdeenshire Council’s Active Schools Network was […]

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Glasses are a pain

I am not enjoying being a Speccy Four-Eyes. Reading with glasses on continues to give me a headache after 30 to 40 minutes. I returned to the optician and had no joy. The optician says I have sensitive eyes and need to train them for several weeks by reading twice a day for 20 minutes, […]

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Ooh, we’re too cold now

Or at least that’s what the “cold alarm” is telling me. The new boiler and radiators may make the house much warmer than was previously the case but when they go off the lack of insulation means the house loses the heat overnight. (And yes, we’re planning to do something about that.) A consequence of […]

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Better than I was before?

Two months ago, a physiotherapist told me I’d have to accept a reduction in right wrist function following the severe fractures I suffered in February. The physio worked with me for the three sessions allocated by the NHS in these parts before signing me off with a wrist that was weak, severely limited in extension […]

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