I'm running the London Marathon on 23 April 2017 to raise £2000 for Shelter. It's my first marathon and I feel quite nervous about it. I'm not usually very good at exercise type things, but I do quite like blogging, so maybe this is a good compromise activity. READ MORE

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    Down by the River

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    In the cold, cold night

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    There and back again

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    Get your app on

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