Double denim and a statement necklace


[New Look jeans, Dune boots, Gap top, Boden jacket, necklace pressie from friend]

In my last post I wrote about just managing to hold things together on the home front and how I knew that, when I’d left the wet washing in the basket for so long that it went stinky and it had to be re-washed, it was time to have a few days off from blogging.

Well a friend made me feel much better because she said that they couldn’t actually do any washing in their household because they had run out of washing liquid. And things weren’t looking too good on the loo roll front. Glad to hear that I’m not alone.

Today I ran the Birmingham half marathon. I don’t think that I was actually overtaken by the smurf but at times it was close and getting around the Sumo wrestler was tricky but do-able. I wanted to say a huge thank you once again to all of you who donated to Cancer Research UK and also to friends and people I know who cheered along the way. It all made a huge, huge difference at times when things were hard.

After the race we headed to Pizza Express to re-fuel. Mr SG had dropped in to the pub after cheering me on so was unable to drive which meant we were left with the choice of walking there: “It will be good for you, you’re meant to keep moving after a race aren’t you?” (Mr SGs helpful contribution to the discussion), or with me driving.  Oddly at that stage walking didn’t hold any great appeal. The above shot is what I wore when we went out – flats and all manner of stretchy, comfortable things.

A grainy shot of me at mile 12 doing some bizarre hand gesture of the waving variety – I think! 


  1. What Lou Wore 365
    October 19, 2014 / 8:55 pm

    Well done on your run Beth! Love hearing about other bloggers running too 🙂

  2. Celia H
    October 20, 2014 / 6:32 am

    Well done Beth .I was at 400m to go mark and you were looking good, even if you didn't feel it ! By the time I registered who you were you'd gone past.

  3. Carol
    October 20, 2014 / 6:48 am

    We'll done Beth. I've only done one half marathon and am thinking of signing up for another.

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