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A special blog date for us - as part of a best-selling author's blog tour

A special blog date for us - as part of a best-selling author's blog tour
Earlier this year, we were very pleased to be asked to be part of the blog tour of a New York Times best-selling author who has a new book being launched in October.   As part of his blog tour we will be blogging a review of this new book...
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Stress - the lessons from upholstery

Stress - the lessons from upholstery
I’ve always been interested in the different ways in which scientific knowledge is discovered and then explored.  In particular, I love stories about accidental discoveries – those great insights which sometimes spring from the observation of everyday events by someone with a slightly different perspective or by someone who asks...
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How training from zero to half marathon (13.1 miles; 21 kilometres) has taught me about running and injury prevention

How training from zero to half marathon (13.1 miles; 21 kilometres) has taught me about running and injury prevention
On 12th May I completed my first half marathon, finishing in 2 hours 11 minutes. Very respectable for a first time run!   I began training in January, following a training plan that built up my runs (and my muscles) gradually over 16 weeks up to the race. I came...
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There is more to see than meets the eye...

Over the weekend our new website went live at www.gettingyouthere.co.uk, and the process that Ann and I went through has inspired me to write this blog... " Has that always been there ?" I was reminded recently that humans have a great capacity for noticing new things, yet we readily lose...
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Are we really just arguing about socks?

Are we really just arguing about socks?
If I ever ask a group of people about the "right" way to store socks , I generally find two camps: those who make a little ball out of each pair, and those who just t uck the tops of pairs together .  Many members of both groups will state...
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