Tag Archives: holiday

Family holiday 2017-Crete

It’s all been quiet on the blog front here at shazruns, the reason for this is the annual family holiday. Now usually I entertain (bore?) you all with a daily update on our holiday adventures but this year I saved … Continue reading

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For as long as I can remember I have wanted to go to Venice. Not really sure how, why or when this desire started but yesterday I got to fulfil that dream.As we pulled up in the ferry, I got … Continue reading

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Garda to Bardolino 

The day started with us having a buffet breakfast at the Hotel. Any breakfast that incorporates cake is a good one in my book. Fortunately for my waist line we are self catering and from now on its a bowl … Continue reading

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Planes, trains and automobiles 

Well strictly speaking it was automobile, bus, bus, plane, bus and bus, but we have arrived family of three for a holiday in Garda, Lake Garda, Italy. For those of you who stop by for running stories, best pass on … Continue reading

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Portugal Day Four

I started my day with a run, unfortunately both my Garmin and my right ankle decided to play up. I ran, not a great run but 3 miles in the bag, just not sure how much manipulation on the half … Continue reading

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Portugal Day One

For those of you who don’t want to read about my holiday, tune out for the next 10 days, after which normal service eg me running, moaning about running and all it entails will resume. This blog is for the … Continue reading

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Sun, Sea, Surf.

Yesterday we arrived in Cornwall for a weeks holiday. The journey used to mean a 4 a.m wake, followed by a 6 hour car trip, now we are in Devon, it is a slow wake up, cup of tea in … Continue reading

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Staycation day 4

Yet another glorious day down here in the south-west. Today we headed to Cornwall to Madam’s favourite beach. We know this is her favourite place to surf but even so it was very obvious when we got there and she … Continue reading

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Staycation day two

Our  morning started off with a trip to the dentist -yes we really know how to have a good time on holiday! I have got to go back for a twenty-minute filling appointment by which they mean the cement mixer will … Continue reading

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Holiday Starts NOW

Did you heard a big cheer yesterday? Well that was me, I am finished work for the summer. Hip hip hooray! To make the day even better my friend and godmother to Madam arrived on the train later that day.With … Continue reading

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