Stephen Chapman

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The post 6 o’clock dance

As I type this, I’m on my way back from London on an uncomfortably packed and warm train with many dejected looking people.  Luckily I haven’t had to commute for … Continue reading

August 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

SD 3rd July 2016

Something different: A video of the sun shining through the trees on to the tarmac. View this post on Instagram #trippy #sunshine through the trees in #hitchin A post shared … Continue reading

July 3, 2016 · 1 Comment

SD 2nd July 2016

Something different: The logistics of Saturday where carefully planned and executed.  This should have happened for my birthday, but for various reasons had to be delayed until now. After the … Continue reading

July 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

SD 24th June 2016

Something different: My first comic strip… featuring a not original subject. I started with pen and watercolour and then made some digital touchups.

June 24, 2016 · 3 Comments

SD 18th June 2016

Something different: For today’s Parkrun Saturday I completed a challenge – my own personal inverse duathlon. It consisted of a 13.1k cycle from home, then a 5k parkrun and finally … Continue reading

June 18, 2016 · 1 Comment

SD 17th June 2016

Running up that hill Just a few years ago, I started running to keep fit.  I now aim to run 3 times a week, possibly 4 if it’s not raining.  This is … Continue reading

June 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

SD 12th June 2016

Something different: I hadn’t realised that the course at todays St Albans half marathon was so hilly.  I figured that it was going to be a real challenge when a … Continue reading

June 12, 2016 · 2 Comments

SD 10th June 2016

Something different: I’ve invented a bread recipe for Stephen’s Nut, Seed and Oat Bread.  It tastes fantastic, with a rich flavour. Take a couple of tablespoons of mixed seeds (sunflower, pumpkin, … Continue reading

June 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

SD 6th June 2016

Something different: With the sun shining all day, I decided it was the perfect evening for a picnic.  I may have bought too much food though! View this post on … Continue reading

June 6, 2016 · 1 Comment

SD 1st June 2016

Email anxiety One personal discipline I am aiming to achieve is control over emails. There are plenty of techniques about filtering emails and keeping an ordered inbox and I have yet … Continue reading

June 1, 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

May 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

May 28, 2016 · Leave a 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

May 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

May 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

May 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

May 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

May 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

May 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

May 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

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