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.

And The Population Keeps On Growing…

Good morning world and thanks for tuning in to another day here on Planet Magnet. The sun is shining and I am preparing to get busy, busy, busy as I help a friend move house, write, walk, go to the gym, help another friend with a project in their garden and generally just enjoy the fact that I can do all of this and am no longer resolved to be sat sitting watching the world go by…..

Like the growing population of the U.K.

And when I say growing I don’t mean boom……

The expanding waistline of the world is today recognised as growing further still as stories hit the press and the same old news is delivered to the nation.

We are getting FATTER….

And nothing appears to be getting done because as I have said before, I believe there is too much to be gained financially from so many peoples misery.

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Almost Adhering To The Challenge….

Good morning world and thanks for tuning in to another day here on Planet Magnet. Once again we start a new week and we are all excited to see what is on the cards. For me it is no doubt more of the same. More charity work, more walking and more blogging. For some it is much harder and for others much easier but I for one cannot complain and must make the most of the hay whilst the sun shines as I shall be starting my business over the next month, tentatively building up what is required for a good customer base in the world of a Handy Man.

Yes folks.

I am a handy man.

And not simply because I only live around the corner…. 😉

No, I can turn my hand to most things, treat people with respect, am conscientious, hard working and reliable. These I am sure you will all agree are excellent attributes for anyone who works in any kind of service industry.

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Well How About That….

Good morning world and thanks for tuning in to another day here on Planet Magnet. I hope today finds you bright and breezy and feeling as good as I do. Yes everyone, the blues have passed and my motivation is slowly creeping back into my bones so I must thank you all for your kind words of encouragement and tell you that it must have worked because I feel much much better today…!

So what is it that I didn’t know?

Well if I am being honest, there is plenty I still do not know and therefore plenty for me to learn so today you will understand why I am more than a little blown away by the below image outlining some of the most apparent improvements the body goes through when losing weight….

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The Hitch Bloggers Guide To The Blogosphere

Good morning world and thanks for tuning in to a beautiful Thursday (yes, it is very nearly THE weekend) so time to start your relaxation measures and get imagineering what yours will bring because the more planned it is the better it will be, even if you simply plan to lay in bed and watch Saturday and Sunday morning television (cooking shows in this household) then follow it up with some hardcore relaxation, it will always go much smoother if the relaxation is planned like a clinical operation… 😉

Anyway, enough of that old tripe, it’s time to get going with todays post. So what is it about?
The Hitch Bloggers Guide?
Well to be honest I have no real idea! I dreamt the title up and decided that I liked it too much to leave alone so am now committed to it even though I cannot see that I will be able to do it justice because there won’t be any blowing up of the Earth, any Intergalactic Councils OR Intergalactic Space travel, aliens, hand held devices telling us “Don’t Panic” or computers called Deep Thought spending millions of years to come up with the answer to the meaning of life (42 for those who may be interested).

No, this guide will be a much more tame affair and will only be the Blogosphere according to the Worlds Biggest Fridge Magnet and no one else so I won’t ask you to sit down and strap in and you definitely won’t need a towel, a pint of beer or any peanuts.

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The Worlds Biggest Fridge Magnet Ate My Kitten…Cont…

Good morning world and thanks for tuning in to the weekend on here on Planet Magnet. Now I know that you probably have better things to do than sit reading my blog but I reckon you came back today because yesterdays headline really piqued your interest and you just had to find out what I was talking about.

Well, I can now report that mad old ladies with a house full of cats will be pleased but unfortunately their natural enemy the dog may be a little disappointed.

I did not eat any kittens.

To be honest, I did not even see any kittens let alone have any sautéed with some garlic and black pepper and serves on a bed of puppy dogs tails….


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The Worlds Biggest Fridge Magnet Ate My Kitten

Good morning world and thanks for tuning in to another day here on Planet Magnet. It is Friday and the world is aglow with the hustle and bustle of the upcoming weekend. People are in  good (or at least better) moods as they see the opportunity to rest up or at least concentrate on themselves for the next 48hrs.

It is at this point I must apologise.

I went away from desk and the blog post launched and I wasn’t here to finish it!


So what is the title all about?

The Worlds Biggest Fridge Magnet Ate My Kitten….?

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A Nip And A Tuck With Auntie

Good morning world and welcome to another weekend here on Planet Magnet. I hope you are enjoying your first weekend off since returning after the big break and I hope you have either lots planned or absolutely zero to do apart from catch up on the sleep you should have gotten during the festive break….

Rest and Recuperation.

It is really what the weekend was designed for.
Unfortunately for me I was actually called into action for a friend and required to put my mechanics skills to the test (the reason behind my late post today) but hopefully I shall be putting my feet up in a bit because yesterday was completely crazy….

And all because of the title of this post…..

So what is the title all about I hear you say?

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Feeling Fat But Getting Smaller


Good morning world and thanks for tuning in to another day here on Planet Magnet. I trust today sees you over the hump (alleged) that was yesterday and still fighting fit and backing the New Years resolutions whip that you made for yourself during your over indulgences over the holiday period…. Today for me shall be a short post and a if I am honest, I little bit of a moan because for me, today finds me a little confused and annoyed.


What? Cameron?


This is because my weight loss has slowed down dramatically over the past month to six weeks and if I am honest I have started to “feel a little fat” (even though they reckon fat is NOT a feeling however much I think I feel it….) which is weird because I know I am still getting smaller…!

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On The Seventh Day Of Christmas….

On the Seventh day of Christmas, my true love sent to me…
Seven Swans A Swimming, Six Geese A Laying, Five Gold Rings, Four Calling Birds, Three French Hens, Two Turtle Doves and a Partridge in a Pear tree.

Good morning everyone and thanks for dropping by to the Worlds Biggest Fridge Magnet blog here on New Years Eve of 2015!

I am sorry it is so busy here but all of these animals are starting to get in the way somewhat so please do kick them off of the furniture and try to find a comfortable place to sit and have a read. Hopefully it won’t be too long before they are all collected by the Animal Welfare or the RSPB. I have already dealt with the Five gold rings (pawn shops are wonderful…) so at least thats one thing I don’t have to worry about…!

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