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#blogging4charity – F is for Football

I’ve always been a bit of a tomboy. Two of my favourite pastimes are metal music and football (aka soccer). I have memories of sitting on my dad’s shoulders going into the football ground at Tynecastle Stadium, the home of my main team, Heart of Midlothian FC. I must have been 4 or 5 years old. I remember standing on the terracing before the stadium was changed to being fully seated.  Read the rest of this entry

Dyspraxia and Me: Is it funny that I cannot swim?

Is it funny that I cannot swim?
And struggle trying to keep trim?
My problems with coordination,
Make any sport a sheer frustration.

Is it funny that I can’t ride a bike?
That my balance skills went out on strike?
So when I climbed a tree or wall,
I was sure that I would always fall.
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