And So The Story Ends

Good Morning World and thanks for tuning in to the penultimate post day here on Planet Magnet. After this post there will be only one more and that won’t be for a couple of weeks as I tell the story of my walk along Britain’s oldest Road.

That means this is post number 499!


Quite an incredible feat but one that I suppose I am quite proud to have achieved.

I have always said that I would share my life with you guys for the next 499 posts, after which I would walk the Ridgeway for the Charity HENRY and make my 500th and final post about that very walk.

It is hard to consider the person I was when I started out on the journey. Some people don’t even recognise me as I have changed so much physically, others don’t recognise me because I have changed so much mentally.

Regardless of which is more significant I think we must all agree that since my surgery and subsequent life change, this person…

Back Camera

With My Mum!

Is no longer anything like this person….


If we consider way back when I started this little blog after advice to do so, I was incredibly unfit, unhappy, lonely, I was letting life pass me by and I was disengaged.

No more though.

What a difference 18mths and the help and support of medical professionals and all of you guys here on Word Press who come to read my words every day. Some of you read quietly and fly under the radar and some of you read and comment and encourage. Regardless of which camp you fall into, I appreciate you all so very very much and I thank you all very much from the bottom of my heart.

You guys have made the incredible challenge of 499 posts a possibility and I am so happy that I have completed what I set out to do I think all I need do now is wish myself Bon Voyage, Bon Chance and Bon Temps for the next week of walking. You will be able to follow my updates on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram…..

So until I write and publish the story of my walk, I shall leave you with these words from T.S Elliots Little Gidding (pointed TO me by Osyth from Half Baked in Paradise but here mixed up by ME) and hopefully they will sum up all I have been trying to say…

“To make an end is to make a beginning so always remember last years thoughts belong to last years language whereas next years words await another voice”

So ’till the last time,

Stay out of the fridge.

P.S. Don’t forget to follow this link and donate to my just giving page.

Tasty Tuesday – The Last Supper

Good Morning world and thanks for tuning in to another day here on Planet Magnet.

Today I give you the last recipe for this blog’s Tasty Tuesday section.

Yes I know it’s Thursday…..

So anyway, why change a habit that we have all gotten used to….

I hope you have enjoyed the previous recipes as much as I have but today I give you recipe number 58.

Blimey? That doesn’t sound like many recipes but it sure does feel like an awful lot to have made….

To be honest, I am surprised I have 58 things I can actually cook but the proof of that is in the fact that this is as I said, recipe number 58!

So anyway, what do I have for you on this farewell Tasty Tuesday Thursday?

Well how does Salmon Kebab Skewers sound?

Pretty good I’ll wager.

Easy to make AND damned healthy too….!

So here’s how you make them (and don’t forget the skewers – that’s why I was two days late in publishing the recipe :-/ )


  1. Two Salmon Fillets.
  2. 150gms Raw King Prawns.
  3. 1 Large Red Pepper – roughly chopped.
  4. 1 Large Red Onion – roughly chopped.
  5. 1 Large Courgette – sliced.
  6. 1 Punnet Chestnut Mushrooms – chopped.
  7. 1 Lemon- to be squeezed.
  8. Olive Oil.
  9. Balsamic Glaze.
  10. Wholegrain Basmati Rice.
  11. 1 Chili – finely chopped.
  12. 2 Small Romano Peppers – finely chopped.


Slice the veggies….


Slice the Salmon….


Put on the Skewer’s with the Prawns..


Drizzle with Olive Oil and put in the oven on a grill pan.


Chop the Chilli and the Romano Pepper into small pieces and add to the cooked Brown Basmati Rice.


Serve with a quarter of Lemon.


Eh Voila!

Anything easier or healthier please let me know….. 😉

‘Till tomorrow,

Stay out of the fridge.

P.S Don’t forget to follow this link and donate to my just giving page…..

Tasty Tuesday… Avo ‘N Eggs

Good Morning world and thanks for tuning in to another shiny day here on Planet Magnet.

Today is Tuesday so today we cook….

Nothing better for you than a healthy start to the day so how does this one sound….?

Avocado, Eggs and Ham….?

Now bear with me guys because it is super tasty, super healthy and super easy to make and if you want to reduce your morning carbs then this is the ideal one for you.

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Tasty Tuesday Breakfast Omelette

Good Morning world and thanks for tuning in to another day here on Planet Magnet. Today the weather is not so good and the sun has not got his hat on but I am in good spirits and am trying to remain so as I look out of my office window at the grey clouds whilst dreaming of going to the shops and buying some shorts.

Yes that is right. I have NO shorts that fit me!

Obvious really when you think about it but not to me. I hadn’t even considered the fact that I would be a completely different size year on year and with the being the first year then this has to be the biggest change of all!

Anyway, enough of shorts and summer weather.

I must very quickly apologise for going AWOL yesterday and having nothing for you guys to come over and read . Pretty poor considering the weekend was also light on content.

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Tasty Tuesday With A Hong Kong Phooey Chop..!

Good Morning world and thanks for tuning in to another day here on Planet Magnet.

You know sometimes as I write those (soon to be) immortal words, I wonder if you guys get sick of reading them every single time I post or if you, like me, simply skip past them and on to the body of the text to see if there is anything worth reading. Or, in this case, through the pictures to see if there is anything worth cooking…

I suppose in reality it matters not. What matters is that you have visited, liked my blog and hopefully left positive feedback in the comments.

Negative feedback will not be tolerated.

Just so you know…

Anyway, it’s Tuesday and thus I endeavor to bring you yet another tasty recipe taken from the wilds of the cray world of the internet and reproduced here with a little extra hint of Magnet and a twist of Cameron the Chef….

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We’ll Have A Bit Of A Tasty Tuesday Today…

Good Morning world and thanks for Tuning in to another day here on Planet Magnet! I trust today’s second day of the week, the day when I share my minuscule culinary skills, see’s you bright eyed and bushy tailed and charging head first into the bright day filled with possibilities that is Tuesday…

A Tasty Tuesday no less.

So what do I have for you today?

Well I thought I would make a little Salmon and Lentils.

Very healthy.

So let’s get to it.

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Tasty Tuesday – A Convenient Healthy Option

Good Morning world and thanks for tuning in to another day here on Planet Magnet.

Tasty Tuesday is here again and today with have a meal with a bit of a twist.

I didn’t actually prepare ANY of it, I simply cooked it and when I say cooked it, I mean I put it in the Oven and the Microwave and let technology do it’s thing whilst I took care of having a shower.

As you know I had been working all day as a Painter and Decorator and then at the end of the shift I had to take the guy who had helped out back home so that added another hour onto my day! That meant that by the time I got home it was nearly 8:30pm and the last thing I wanted to do was cook so I took a convenient yet still super healthy option and cooked myself something ready made from the local Supermarket.

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Tasty Tuesday – Risotto Return…

Good Morning world and thanks for tuning in to another day here on Planet Magnet. I trust today finds you suitably rev’d up and ready to take on the Tuesday ahead, maybe after seeing this recipe, you might even be looking forward to getting home and cooking it because oh my word, it is GOOD!!!

Yes it’s been a while since I last TT’d the blog but I have had many other things going on and I did manage to give you a couple of lovely recipes to try when I was in my video challenge so lets be honest, I haven’t let anyone down, I’ve just shaken it up a little….

So what is it that has got me so fired up then?

Well, how does Chicken and Mushroom Risotto sound?

Ermmm…. Yes Please…..!

So here we go.

Chicken and Mushroom Risotto

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Day Five Of The Video Challenge The Mighty Chicken Saves The Day

Good Morning world and thanks for tuning in to another day here on Planet Magnet.

It’s Friday!!!

Whoop Whoop!

It is also day five of my video a day challenge so I hope you like this latest video.

Once again I am cooking a recipe and showing just how EASY it is to eat healthily. There really is no need for anyone to always be buying cheap and cheerful processed foods when you can make a delicious dinner as I have done all for the price of a few vegetables and some chicken thigh fillets.

That’s right, the mighty Chicken thigh rides again and it really makes a difference to the meal. It is affordable, it is tasty, packed with protein, lean of fat and best of all as you will see in the video, really easy to cook.

So without further ado the Mighty Chicken Casserole.

Here is how I made it (or put it together – literally)

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Video Challenge Day Four…. Easy To Make Savoury Muffins

Good Morning world and thanks for tuning in to another day here on Planet Magnet!

It’s Thursday!!

That means one thing.

The week has flown by and we have the fast approaching weekend to now look forward to!!

So with that in mind, I give you a quick recipe, filmed in real time, that you can follow and maybe make at the weekend and start your living healthy regime….

Savoury Muffins… The Video….

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