Stephen Chapman

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Up the Clappers

A bank holiday walk up Sharpenhoe Clappers in Bedfordshire.  The view is stunning.

May 30, 2016 · 1 Comment

SD 29th May 2016

Something different: Despite living in a town that has an overload of live music and venues, we rarely venture out to see any. So many times we say “we really … Continue reading

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SD 28th May 2016

Something different: Another Saturday, another Parkrun and the second week in a row that I attended the first event at a new location.  This time, I didn’t have to go … Continue reading

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Atlético Madrid

I’m supporting Los Colchoneros tonight for obvious reasons.

May 28, 2016 · 1 Comment

SD 27th May 2016

Something different: Tonight we experienced fine dining at Luton Hoo.  This 5 star hotel and spa must never be confused with Luton in any way, which really is a 1 … Continue reading

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SD 25th May

Something different: I made some home made energy bars/biscuits for the first time today.  I checked a few recipes online and went for one that looked very healthy.  These wonder … Continue reading

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SD 24th May 2016

Something different: The 2 minute approach I’ve found this in various forms on the ‘net and I’ve added it to my daily working “rules”… The basic idea is you apply … Continue reading

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SD 22nd May 2016

Something different: A trip to the local fete, which we haven’t been to for a few years for various reasons.  The one thing that never changes is Pete heading straight … Continue reading

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SD 21st May 2016

Something different: Another new Parkrun event for my 9am Saturday 5k run, bringing my number to 21 locations. This time it was in Hatfield as the course launched at a “new” park that used … Continue reading

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SD 20th May 2016

Something different: A new carpet.  Yes, life is so exciting sometimes, but having a carpet that stretches two rooms meant that we had a near military manoeuvre to get the … Continue reading

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SD 18th May 2016

Something different: We have a favourite restaurant in our town (which has far more restaurants, bars and cafes per head than potentially any town in England) and we never go … Continue reading

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SD 16th May 2016

Stop the press! There’s an easy fix that I guarantee* will make you feel a little better about yourself and the world around you, for as long as you want. … Continue reading

May 16, 2016 · 1 Comment

Music recommendation: Heron Oblivion – Beneath Fields

When I run, I either listen to the birds and the traffic or when I know it will be safe I listen to music and podcasts. I was listening to … Continue reading

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SD 15th May 2016

Something different: After an up and down running year and now an injured knee, I’ve struggled to complete many long runs recently.  I decided this morning to get out into … Continue reading

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And relax…

So the football season ends and I have to say that I’m pretty pleased that it’s over. The second half of the season for Crystal Palace has been a nightmare … Continue reading

May 15, 2016 · 1 Comment

SD 14th May 2016

Something different: Two firsts today in our little vegetable plot. Firstly, I completed the planting of 4 rows of potatoes which I spaced out over 2 months. Nothing different on … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Face

  Inspired by the daily post Follow me on Instagram – username is stephenc

May 13, 2016 · 2 Comments

SD 11th May 2016

Something different: I’m trying some new approaches at work.  The first will start every day…   Do the hard things first Whenever you can, schedule and do all the horrible jobs … Continue reading

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From the weekend…

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