I’ve done a total of 6.5 hrs. Got Derek to write up my book. It was a quiet day today. Taking the next couple of weeks off for holidays. And then I’ll be back. I have enjoyed my time in Barnardo’s getting to know the regulars, the till, a bit about pricing and restocking theContinue reading “Barnardo’s”
Glut bridges x20 With 8kg on my pelvic bone Dead bugs x20 Chest press x 20 The squats on two blocks 10 Squats on one block 3 burbies The first time I have been able to a burble
Was fairly quiet today I took about £20. Tanya and Clémentine looked in had a chat. No C today another exam day. Told Derek that I could do next Thursday as well. Got a large donation of horrible histories books which I processed (priced up).
Today C was on holiday, I missed her. It was quiet at the beginning. One donation we did gift aid. It got busier after 11. We sold a load of comics!
Had a good day in the shop. Derek back from his holidays. We had Catlin in they were busy restocking shelves. I was numbering the books so we know when they’ve been out too long. I got into a lovely conversation with Eva a 6year old who came into the shop. Something that I llContinue reading “Barnardo’s”
Warm up 30 glute bridges 10 with weight s 20 squats Lifting the 8kg kettle bell As many squats as possible. To finish Noticed there’s more definition to my thighs
Had a busy day today. Liam and Catlin did a stock take. While I manned the till. A few interesting conversations. We were quite busy. I’ve left my keys in the shop. I’ll pick them up tomorrow. I managed to cycle up the hill no problem this time no problem. An improvement!
I was quite busy today. Catlin was in. Having lovely conversations with her. She thinks I m funny which is nice. There was a lot of donations today. Spring cleaning!
I am begining to see a difference. In my fitness it’s really improving now! Everything is a bit easier.
Worked really hard with Huld today. Warm up Glut bridges with 8kgx15 Rows 8kg flat on my back Seated block squats x 20 Standing rows And ended with squats
Very quiet in the shop today took about £30. Our work experience person was a no show.
Was really busy got a work experience young lady in. She is lovely she was pricing books. I learnt how to do gift aid! Which I’ll photograph next week the steps. There was three donations.
Warm up high knees and star things glute bridges x30 Arm raises x 8kg x20 Squats x 20 Arm rowsx20 Squats x20
We were busy today I did 7 hours at the shop. Lots of pricing. One gentleman told that he ‘d just lost his wife I gave him a cuddle!
Gluten bridges, shoulder raise, rows, and squats 🏆
I stacked some shelves today. Served some customers. It went by quite quickly.
I was off last week. Unwell! Feeling better this week. It was relatively busy today. With two donations and about 6 transactions
Warm up glut bridges, rows and push ups leg extensions squats and chirped.
Quite busy today I was pricing books the books were all £2. I’m getting the hang of the till!
Warm up Gluts Straight arm raisers Leg extendeders I’m less hairy and less muscley Rows Squats
Was quite busy. Three lots of donation two with gift aid. Which I learnt today.
15 x2 Glute bridges. Lifting 6kg-8kg from my chest up. Then I did rowing with 8kg. Then I got up off the chair with no hands with no hands! With two blocks
Has been blogging. Although most of my post are quite short. I’ll have probably spent about half an hour thinking about what to write. Tonight I got a lesson on word press from Alison about using the site. I’ve now got categories and tags. I spent about two hours updating my site.
Today was quiet it’s Black Friday of course. We had an interesting chat with a man called Ally who wanted some burns to take to Africa. Then we redid the window restocked some shelves. Me serving a customer!
Quiet to start off with. Did three hrs. Ended up busy but with not many sales.
Saw an improvement today I have been seeing Huld for 10 sessions. I love his encouragement. I’m beginning to see a difference. Today we did glute bridges kettle bells. And stand ups
Busyish morning took about £40!
Push ups pull-ups glut bridges push away s chirped
Very quiet morning. Restocked a couple of cookbooks. Put the week number on the price. So we know what week we put it on the shelves. So we can remove it when it’s been out for a long time.
Quite quiet first thing got busy the closer to 12 I stayed until 1. Getting to grips with the till
Glut bridges 11×2 Squats 10×2 Rowing using the trx Push ups using the trx And burps
Had quite a busy day at the bookshop this morning did 3 hrs the secret stash of sweets and Leeam restocking the shelves. The till was better today
On this till face I ve to put in the amount of cash handed over. On this till face I’ve to put in my PIN number It was good today being a bit busier
Learnt how to work the till today. It was fairly straightforward. I’ve still to get my PIN number. For now I m using Liam’s the assistant manager. I served about 6 customers today.
Did my first two hours with Derek today! So we covered Health And Safety. Elf and safety, and safeguarding. Which is to do with child protection.
———- Forwarded message ———From: Emma Davies <email@example.com>Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2018 at 12:41Subject: Blog for Voyage TNS510A 12th September to 15th SeptemberTo: Caroline barr <firstname.lastname@example.org> Hi Caroline I hope you had a good weekend. I spoke to you last week regarding the blog you had written for your voyage on Tenacious on the ship’s laptop. I askedContinue reading “Tenacious”
Did so much more for me than Introduce me to sailing and gave me the confidence to travel and more importantly book holidays by myself. The world is before me. Oh and Peter s demonstration of folding a fitted sheet was just great!
After my Tenacious 4 days of no sleep etc. I’m waiting until Monday!
My summary of trip in photography. My bunk These are my watch card for my first voyage on board the Tenacious.
Well I went up the rigging. With support from the wonderful Micheal (I know that is not how you spell his name) and the tremendous Hannah and Micheal Fourman on my rope. It was actually easier than I thought it would be. One foot after the other you can only go up. I rationalised itContinue reading “Tenacious”
The third day was just a normal day. With happy hour more training none of which I remember. I think the more able amongst us climbed the rigging. Dates and stuff like that is a bit of a blur. I was truly exhausted by this time. blue steel
The second day was a bit of a haze of exhaustion safety talks getting to know people. Peter Me climbing the bloody stairs Tony’s babes Michael’s birthday. There was wine in the tumblers! Tony and Myself Me with the ropes watching for things to bang into.
On that night watch Ben and our watch we had to set a sail! Which wasn’t easy as we hadn’t even been up that end of the ship. The lift which I was using by this time, decided to attack me by nocking me on the head. The sail got changed we pulled on ropesContinue reading “Tenacious London To Portsmouth”
This was my first view of her. It took my breath away. At this point I was feeling sick, needed the toilet, and quite frankly I was pooping my pants. This is my worried face. I don’t do travel. Because I find the unknown really difficult. Turning 50 this year and having a life limitingContinue reading “Tenacious”
Warm up Did three sets of 12 squats Hip abductors 3sets of 12 3 sets arabesque style exercise which I struggled with Stretch’s pulling the foot up dehind me
Warm up 15 pelvic thingy with the band 30 squats 30 push-ups Pull ups 30 Stretching out
Warm up 3×15 superset 3×10 squats from chair 3×10 super sets push-ups and rows and Balance And then stretch out
Warm up Pelvic thingy 30 Squats 30 Pull-ups 15 Push-ups 15 Got the shopping in managed to carry it in
Warm up 15 pelvic thingy 15 squats 15 push-ups 15 pull-ups
First I warm up Then I do 10 of below exercise without the block at the moment. This is my excuse for my gluts which is basically my bum muscles. Then I’ll move on to the TRX machine where I ll do 10 squats 10 push ups 10 pull ups. Today I was in atContinue reading “Huld”
Warm up 10 Pelvic thingys 20 squats 10 push-ups 10 pull-ups The final 3 all using a TRX I have also completed another couple of exercises on my course research online and equality and diversity.
At 1400 hours at Cult Espresso I had my meeting with Colin from the Discovery Award. He registered me. I explained about Mx title. I told him about my plans with my fitness. So we agreed that getting out a chair with no hands would be an great achievement. My hobby is going to beContinue reading “Meeting with Colin today”
I’ve had a disability for the last 37 years of that life. This is me at my christening. Yes I know I look a bit like Winston Churchill, but in a dress and with hair. I was blessed to be born, into a very supportive family. I have got two really cool parents. It hasContinue reading “I am now 50 years young…..”