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Laura Dale
Trying to celebrate the mini adventures of day to day life
Trying to celebrate the mini adventures of day to day life

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30 for Thirty: No#13 Run a 10K
Image Source YES! On Sunday 3rd May 2015 I took part in the Liverpool Spring 10K race at Sefton Park. Not only did I take part but I ran it (-just a little ~30 second walk to chug down water at the 5K mark, and another ~30 second walk around 8K). My chip ti...

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The Best of 2015
2015 was the year of thirtieths with some of my favourite people turning 30 this year: Celebrating M's 30th in a log cabin and sitting in a hot tub with a glass of bubbly surrounded by snow, the private screening of Pretty Woman for my birthday, and dressin...

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Summer 2015
California. One of the best holidays I've ever had. We flew into Las Vegas and, after a few nights in Sin City, we hired a car and drove through Death Valley, Yosemite, Sonoma, San Francisco, down the stunning PCH to Venice Beach, San Diego and, finally, ba...

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Light at the End (of the Road)
Image source I have definitely had the holiday blues over the past couple of weeks, which hasn't been helped by waving colleagues and friends off on their own Summer holidays. Other rubbish things have been going on outside of work, too, which has made me w...

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A Californian Adventure
The half way point at Glacier Point, Yosemite This was one of my favourite holidays, for all sorts of reasons. We flew into Las Vegas, hired a car, and drove through Death Valley, to Yosemite, to Sonoma, and San Francisco, before driving down Highway 1 to S...

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January 2015
Welcoming the New Year in PJs with champagne, candles and a good movie Family time on the first day of 2015 Celebrating M's 30th with a weekend with family at a cosy forest lodge near Delamere Forest: relaxing in the hot tub, sipping champagne, blowing up b...

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Turning 30
Image Trains, a cathedral, make-up counters, beer and barbecue ribs with M in Manchester on my birthday-eve  Heading to my Mum's and unwrapping five early birthday presents Present number 5/30 from my Mum: "Laura loves to... travel", a DVD of our family hol...

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Big Birthday Road Trip
So, it's booked. The big birthday USA road trip will definitely be happening this Summer. I am EXCITED. We'll fly over to the USA for three weeks, starting in Las Vegas and working our way across through Death Valley National Park, Yosemite National Park, S...

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Thirty Minus Four Weeks
It's four weeks until my thirtieth birthday. I've not posted about my 30 for Thirty progress for a while, but I have been crossing a few off here and there, and making plans to complete others over the coming months. One I've been working on since January i...

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Image source In 2015, I promise to try to: Take (more) pleasure in all the little things Spend more time with friends Take more time out alone  Ruminate less Exercise more Be kinder to myself
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