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Ugly on The John Muir Way

I cycled a 22 mile stretch of the John Muir Way (sections 8 to 10) yesterday, from the east side of Edinburgh to North Berwick.  It took me about 3 hours in total, but only because I stopped at various … Continue reading

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The last pictures I’ll ever take of Grantham

I’m leaving in 8 days and those 8 days cannot pass quickly enough, although I’m also nervous about it as I’ll be venturing into the unknown.  I’m at my wit’s end with living in Grantham and I will never return … Continue reading

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Living here has been like serving a 6 month prison sentence

I don’t have to express how much I hate weekends, especially here in Grantham.  I’m tired of feeling like a prisoner stuck in my flat, unable to go out because of the plethora of kids, teenagers and families living in … Continue reading

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My flat

I know that I probably won’t be able to keep this flat for long, but I intend to make the most of it while I can still afford it.  It’s still a bit empty as I have no ornaments or … Continue reading

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I’m now officially ‘living alone’

I spent my first night here in my new flat last night, on a deflated air mattress (it had a puncture) so I effectively slept on the floor. I’ve been extremely busy over the last 2 days, not only with … Continue reading

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Living or staying with strangers long-term (never again!)

One of the biggest mistakes I’ve made of recent years was when I gave up a supportive housing apartment to go and live in a shared house with roommates, thinking that it would make me feel less lonely.  If anything, … Continue reading

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Not coping

Hello blog that no one reads except for yours truly (ugly)… I’m staying at my mum’s at the moment, taking care of Lily and Madge (cats) while her and her husband are away until Wednesday.  It’s a relief to have … Continue reading

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