Last year we had a great response to our wish list so we thought we would do another one for 2016… It is also serves as a massive hint to our husbands!
Day 1 – Stocking Fillers/Gift wrapping
The perfect wrapping paper for any swimmer’s gifts is Nancy Farmer’s. Beautifully constructed swimmers give the illusion of snowflakes to give us “swimflakes”. She is also doing caps in various colours in the design. All can be found on her Etsy shop.
I (Manda) already have this lego mermaid key-ring. It is perfect for finding your keys when they are lost at the bottom of your swimming bag.
Snacks boxes for those all important post swimming snacks…aka CAKE
Day 2 – Accessories
A bit like superman with his superman gear on underneath his suit, every mermaid should ensure you have these ready for any spontaneous mermaid adventures.
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A race for next year? Happy to just take photos this time around.
Running had been ticking over comfortably for the second half of the summer but as we entered October my mojo for long runs at the weekend deserted me. This was compounded by Real Life catching me out and requiring me to alter my priorities and completely fail to manage my time effectively. I resigned myself to enjoying a lengthy taper (rather than calling it sheer laziness) and told myself I had plenty of miles in the legs already this year and that, combined with some common sense and experience should see me through the 38 flat-ish miles.
Thanks to Patricia Carvalho for the photo.
My sister lives in Gala and she seemed more than happy to put me up for the night and taxi me too and from the start. She works out at the Bowhill estate where they were hosting ghost walks in the estate for Halloween. This was…
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