365 project, Personal, Photography

Day 293/365

"Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other." Race day! The Bupa Great Birmingham Run is finally upon us. I'm well aware of having done nowhere near enough training, but i'm still excited and looking forward to it anyway. The race is staggered and starts in four coloured… Continue reading Day 293/365

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365 project, Personal, Photography

Day 292/365

"Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough." It never ceases to amaze me, the plans you make that completely go out of the window when you have a baby. A simple Saturday with a few chores to do, and suddenly its 3 in the afternoon and I've barely touched… Continue reading Day 292/365

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Day 291/365

"Autumn arrives in early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day." The weekend has landed, which means more time to spend with the wife and daughter! I even had the luxury of taking the car to work today, making sure I give my legs a couple of days rest ahead of sundays… Continue reading Day 291/365

365 project, Personal, Photography

Day 290/365

"A learning experience is one of those things that says, 'You know that thing you just did? Don't do that.” Almost at the end of the day, and i'm still trying to work out which day it is. Woke up this morning, not sure if it was Saturday or not, then the awful realisation that… Continue reading Day 290/365

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Day 289/365

“He attacked everything in life with a mix of extraordinary genius and naive incompetence, and it was often difficult to tell which was which.” Well I had every intention of not leaving this photo and post so late, but the night seems to have flown by yet again! The weather forecast for today was heavy… Continue reading Day 289/365

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288/365

"We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do." Todays photo is not dark and moody for any kind of reason and certainly does not reflect my mood this evening, it has actually not been a bad day today, it just happens that the shot I took needed a little something… Continue reading 288/365

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Day 287/365

“When I get home I take some sleeping pills and within what seemed like half an hour of unconsciousness it was Monday morning again.” Monday seems to roll around so quickly lately, its like my weekend has become just one day, but gives the impression of being two! It was a pretty normal day at… Continue reading Day 287/365

365 project, Personal, Photography

Day 286/365

"Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly." What a day it has been! I feel well and truly wiped out! In bed by 1:30am, up at 3:30am to feed the little princess, then back up at 5:30am to watch the Japanese Grand Prix. As soon as the grand prix was… Continue reading Day 286/365

365 project, Personal, Photography

day 285/365

"Basically my wife was immature. I'd be at home in the bath and she'd come in and sink my boats." Yes, it was bath day again for the little one. She is really loving her bath time at the moment, although not sure how long that will last, but for now she is very happy… Continue reading day 285/365

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Asking for a little help…

Really hoping some more of you can help me. I recently lost my aunt to cancer and i'm running this years 13.1 miles of the Great Birmingham Run for Cancer Research UK Please please please sponsor me http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/AndrewVokes Even if its just £1, if everyone on my friends list sponsored me £1 i'd smash my… Continue reading Asking for a little help…