Rounded Runes


Originally posted on An Evolving Life:
The curvilinear – rounded – designs containing carved runes on a number of tombstones can be found around the Uppsala domkyrka (cathedral). The historic province of Uppland, Sweden – of which Uppsala was the centre – has the largest concentration of runestones in the world and about half of…

A social conscience with attitude!


This is a must-read post from Eshu, a resident of Whitehaven, Cumbria, with a massive social conscience and “attitude” to go with it. He writes about the demise of Whitehaven as a town over the past 10 years caused by druggies, paedophiles, crackheads, criminals, and most of all by useless couldn’t-care-less councillors and council workers.…

Inspired by an Olympian! 


Originally posted on The Year of Sharon :
This mornings briefing was very informative for tomorrow’s event … BUT… I was totally star struck by the opportunity to meet Joanna Rowsell Shand MBE with our tour party! I can’t actually remember much from the briefing but I’ll treasure this photo of the 3 of us!? This…

It’s the final countdown!


Originally posted on The Year of Sharon :
The Alps just cannot be mistaken with its dramatic landscape and the look and feel of the stunning Alpine villages. We are definitely in the Alps!!? We’ve now registered and have our official race numbers, it couldn’t be more exciting! With just 24 hours left until we start,…