March 23, 2019

The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is #BalanceforBetter as we strive towards a gender-balanced world where there is gender equality in all aspects of society from the boardroom and government to media coverage and sporting achievements. Where this is h...

January 23, 2019

Did you know the second Friday in January is commonly thought of as they day most people give up on their New Year Resolutions. So if you’ve already given up on yours then clearly you’re not alone.

New Year Resolutions seem so retro now. I once used to think of several...

December 27, 2018

I don’t think anything personifies Christmas in the UK more so than the Big Christmas Food Shop.

For the last couple of weeks, the schedule of when and the strategy of how one is going to go about the business of food shopping for the festive season has been high on peo...

October 18, 2018

Self care. I think on the whole, we need to change our mindset towards these two words.

Particularly in an age where we are leading more outwardly pressurised lifestyles than previous generations. Perhaps more importantly though, as we look towards how we can better sup...

August 7, 2018

The other day, I was in the car with the radio on, mindlessly listening to the popular tunes interspersed with DJ banter as I went about my business. It is such a relief to have multiple radio stations to channel hop between again. One thing that really irritated me ab...

June 20, 2018

I see them everyday. Pounding the pavements in their distinctive uniforms. A reassuring presence in my neighbourhood. No matter what time of day, whether it’s first thing in the morning when I’m out for a run, just about to get the children from school or just coming b...

May 31, 2018

I have just put some quinoa on to cook. Quinoa, which I pronounced phonetically for ages to the snorting delight of many a sophisticated foodie no doubt.

In an effort to branch out culinary horizons and pursue healthy eating habits, my kitchen cupboard includes said kee...

May 18, 2018

I love watching the London Marathon. In one event you have the excitement of the race between elite athletes, together with the inspiration and perspiration of thousands of everyday runners that could be you or me. As each runner prepares to cross the Start line, and h...

April 26, 2018

No nation talks more about the weather than the British. I can certainly testify to that with several conversations a day involving some reference to the weather either subconsciously or not. Every morning at school drop off starts with a variation of "Hello, isn't it...

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