Author Archives: Amanda

About Amanda

I am Amanda Sparkle and I am on a journey to Create My Dream Life by getting the inner and outer in alignment, so that life flows easily. I am happily married to Greg and have 2 daughters. We are UK based. I love walking and mountains, especially Switzerland. I grew up in North Devon, In the South West of England and I am a bit fan of clotted cream, chocolate and fudge.

#walk1000miles Challenge Day 8

I did not do a great deal of walking today. Greg spent most of the day re-laying the flags on the drive, so he burnt off his calories with some heavy lifting and moving his arms around. Continue reading

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#walk1000miles Challenge Day 7

I am actually now looking forward to going back to work and to starting to earn some money again. Continue reading

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#walk1000miles Challenge Day 6

This also goes to show how walking really can clear negative experiences out of your system as I have spent several days clearing out my thoughts, feelings and judgments about a previous company. Continue reading

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#walk1000miles Challenge Day 5

I walked along the fields past Stationfields in Tamworth and then headed towards Amington and the first possible place to cross the river. I then walked back on the other side, keeping as close to the river as I could, although the path sometimes came quite a way inland before going back towards the river. Continue reading

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#walk1000miles Challenge Day 4

So it looks as if walking really is going to play a big part in my life. I also need to really cut back on my eating, especially junk food and chocolate (groan!!). When I lost weight before, the things that made a big difference were Continue reading

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Inspiration Card of the Day – TRUST

New opportunities around you and new doors are opening. Whilst you may not be able to see what is on the other side, trust your heart, take that leap of faith, be willing to let go of the old, accept the changes and move forward to a new and exciting place. Continue reading

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Walk1000miles Challenge Day 3

In Tamworth there is a little lake outside the Snowdome building, which extends towards the Retail Park. I have only ever previously noticed it when it has been flooded Continue reading

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#1000mile walk challenge Day 2

I decided that I would like to try some different walks for this challenge, partly because it gives variety to what I am writing on my blog, but also because it might help with some “FRESH” Thinking. Continue reading

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1000 Miles Walk Challenge

#walk1000miles I have just come across this challenge to walk 1000 miles during the course of a year and I thought that it is perfect for me. I am starting it today, 14th June 2015, which, incidentally, was my paternal … Continue reading

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Direction – Inspiration Card of the Day

As you set off on your journey, you are likely to encounter obstacles and challenges. Take them as they come. Take the time to think each one thorough as you encounter it and take appropriate action. Continue reading

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