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An unlikely “sport” – competitive vaping

Back in the days I used to smoke I wasn’t aware of smoking clubs, or smoking blogs. It sounds a bit crazy right? Well, I dunno how I feel about that in honesty, that modern smokers have vaping* clubs and vapers blogs. Honestly, there are even vaping competitions where people compete to make the biggest or prettiest clouds, and the competitors take it very seriously. I couldn’t believe that when my Husband told me earlier tonight, so being a blogger I’ve trawled the interweb looking for good examples of this dark art… most of which I can’t repost for copyright reasons.   Embed from Getty Images Like doughnuts just trapped in the air, pretty yet bizarre. Embed from Getty Images When I was a smoker it was seen as dirty and dangerous, but since vaping things seem a lot more socially acceptable. It’s also apparently safer than smoking. Obviously I’m […]


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Rugby world cup street art 1

Yesterday we went to the Tonga vs Georgia match at Kingsholm in Gloucester. It was a great game, and I was probably on telly again but I’ve not watched the recording of the match yet. As you can see we were pretty close to the pitch. Not a bad view really, and despite my phone camera failing I can (just about) use the Selfie camera. Gloucester usually has some cracking street art, and this week lots of new work has appeared. So new in fact we walked past as one artist was spraypainting a wall. If you are visiting Gloucester for the Rugby World Cup I strongly recommend you walk down the alleys and shortcuts to see the art. This is linked up to #MySundayPhoto on OD3G blog. Remember all these were on a Selfie camera on the front of my phone and I couldn’t see what I was snapping […]


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A trip to church 3

No no, not that church. Being a West Country lass I am at the alter of sport, cider and pasties. I am at Kingsholm for the last match of the season. We get here early, before most of the congregation. We take our place, center front of The Shed. Our normal place, my son has even scratched his name on to the pew safety barrier. For this graffiti I am sorry Ushers match stewards, but around here Rugby is in the blood and the kids get passionate too. In about an hour our choir crowd will be singing proudly as our martyrs squad are named one by one. In fact in genius timing as I’m typing this the vicar PA man is playing Hoozier’s song “take me to church” to the flock. Later we’ve been promised angels RAF Falcons will fall from the sky to bless our pitch and bring […]