Self-help books have always been a guilty pleasure of mine. I hide them on my Kindle so no-one need know that I’m reading about mindfulness, or clean eating, or tidying up, or how to love cooking. I hide them because I don’t want to be seen as the kind of person who needs them - I... Continue Reading →
2016 was a strange year. It held some breathtakingly beautiful moments, it led me on new adventures in unexplored (by me) countries and I have laughed and played so hard this year that if fun was a workout I should be a fitbitch. However the political unrest within the UK and the US has frustrated,... Continue Reading →
Every now and again in life you get presented with a ‘once in a lifetime’ opportunity, the chance to experience something quite unique that you know you’ll regret if you don’t seize. The invite to celebrate 40 amazing years of The Prince’s Trust at Buckingham Palace with Prince Charles was one of those opportunities and... Continue Reading →
"Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and to have her nonsense respected." Charles Lamb I suspect that a little piece of Karen didn’t think we’d actually turn up. That although we’d given her our flight details and assurances that we were invading her home town of Alaro, Mallorca, there was part of her... Continue Reading →
Sheringham to Cromer Walk A girls weekend away took me back to the North Norfolk Coastline last week, It was a cold but blue-sky'd weekend which involved beach walks, fish and chips and more gin cocktails then i'd like to remember. Woven into the few days by the sea were memories of childhoods holidays spent... Continue Reading →
I like a theme. Last year I decided to theme my year on 'things that scare me'. It lasted, I admit, only 5 months however in that time I fire walked, gave my first speech / lecture, swam in the Olympic pool in London and lasted a whole month without Salt and Vinegar crisps. It... Continue Reading →
When it's Christmas. And you're feeling a little cabin feverish. And you need to break free. Mojito and best friends are the only answer.