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12 Outdoors Goals for 2019

We’re halfway through January, and by now the anticipation of a new year would have started to wear off. Supposedly it is by this point that many people would have already quit their resolutions for the new year.

If you’re anything like me, the time off over Christmas gives the illusion that I have ample time to do everything that pops into my brain. Run an ultra? Sure. Write those five books I’ve been mulling over? Of course I can squeeze those in. And so on and so forth.

But mid-January hits, and with it the reality check I can only pack so much in one day. So to make new year resolutions more attainable, I’ve created 12 ‘outdoors goals’ that can easily be completed in a month and are centered around having fun. Each goal will also inadvertently help towards any common new year resolutions as well, i.e. get fit, give back to charity, etc.

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What I’m Reading in January….

With the limited daylight hours and never-ending storms in the early hours, I’ve become a bit of an armchair adventurer of late. Not to mention the fact I’ve received/bought a trove of books over the Christmas period, and my evening entertainment for the period of poverty known as January is complete.

Not that I am complaining though; long, stormy winter evenings were made for reading books on the sofa with a cup of tea and Christmas chocolate. And judging from Facebook updates decrying January as ‘the month of being skint’, and those skies still dark, I’m assuming I’m not the only one seemingly passing January in a state of quasi-hibernation.

If you’re like me and looking for some armchair reading inspiration, take a look below at what is currently inhabiting my bookshelves. Continue reading

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