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#Janathon Day 17 – The One I’m writing in the Car

01/17/2018 06:16:05 AM

I have to say I’m terribly proud of myself today. I’d had a lovey spa afternoon yesterday, followed by some wine and lovely dinner at the Malvern Spa and I woke up all snuggly buggly in a big comfy bed with a view over the Malvern Hills. ...

#Janathon Day 16 – The Spa Quickie

01/16/2018 09:37:57 AM

Hey there! Just popping in quickly, because I have a massage booked in 20 minutes as I am currently the guest of the lovely people at Malvern Spa. A 4 hour drive and a large afternoon tea doesn’t deter me from the task of Janathon though, ...

#Janathon Day 15 – What the Hell is a Cross Trainer Anyway

01/15/2018 11:25:36 AM

There’s something quite depressing about going to the Gym during Janathon. Heavy weights and the fitness points on my TomTom watch do not seem to be good friends, and an hour spent on deadlifts, split squats, leg curls, bench press and tricep ...

#Janathon Day 14 – Dances with Pugs

01/14/2018 12:52:27 PM

Todays Janathon was a struggle not just because I may possibly have consumed 1 too many glasses of wine last night, but also because I had to have one of those days where I just squeeeeeezed exercise into my day. Our plans involved taking the ...

This Week I…….

01/14/2018 04:00:00 AM

Afternoon folks! I hope you are all having a very happy Sunday. So far mine has involved dog walking and Avocado on toast (which I can’t quite bring myself to call “smashed avo”, sorry, I’m not that cool, obvs.) so as Sundays go it’s ...

#Janathon Day 13 – The Day I Got Way More than 500 Points

01/13/2018 10:37:16 AM

Last weeks Roller Derby practice might have taken me nearly 2 hours to earn 500 points because it was footwork and low impact stuff. But this week was obviously much harder because I’d earned 500 points while we were barely out of the warm-up. ...

#Janathon Day 12- The Grumpy Run

01/12/2018 10:55:40 AM

Ah yes, I remember now. Janathon starts so optimistically. YAY, I’M RUNNING EVERY DAY! Then as we start to head to about halfway through it gets SO HARD. SO HARD. Not the actual run, but the fitting it in every day, and the actually getting ...

Things I Tried in December

01/12/2018 04:00:00 AM

It’s a bit later into January than I normally write this, but I’m still using illness and holidays as an excuse for my complete failure to start 2018 in an organised fashion. Besides, it’s not like these things are any less useful or relevant ...

#Janathon Day 11 – The I Hate Jump Squats Edition

01/11/2018 08:49:53 AM

I was going to go to the gym today. But today was the day we picked up our “new” car, and even though I can’t drive I didn’t want to miss the excitement of pressing all the buttons and jumping up and down on the seats, so I decided to ...

#Janathon Day 10 – The I Can’t be Bothered Run

01/10/2018 08:02:34 AM

The only way I was getting out for today’s run was if I just went before I had time to think about it. So that’s what I did. I walked the Pugs in my running kit, came back, switched on my watch and headed out of the door before I had time ...

#Janathon Day 9 – It Feels Like Cheating

01/09/2018 11:29:32 AM

Did I cheat on Janathon today? Sort of. I knew today was going to be a pain. I hate running in the dark and today I had a train to London to catch at 8:30 am and I wouldn’t be home until after it was dark and I knew that when I got home I ...

#Janathon Day 8 – The Return to the Gym

01/08/2018 10:05:21 AM

Despite feeling a bit flustered with lots to do and not much time to do it in, I knew that I had to go back to the gym this week. So this morning I headed into town for the first time in 2 weeks to tackle the weights. The 2-week break wasn’t ...

This Week I…. (Did #Janathon Day 7)

01/07/2018 06:42:53 AM

Happy Sunday all! This is the spot where I normally tell you about all the interesting things that happened to me this week, like that time I drank some coffee or that time the weather was a bit weird. Today though there isn’t really anything ...

#Janathon Day 6 – The Annual Nose Bleed

01/06/2018 11:20:32 AM

The thing with Saturdays is it can be quite hard to fit any other exercise in once I’ve been to Roller Derby practice. We have off-skates training at 10:30 am, and I’m in no way dedicated enough to get up early and do Park run, and by the ...

#Janathon Day 5 – The Day After Scrim

01/05/2018 08:58:06 AM

Fridays are always a tired day because Thursday night is Scrim Night for Norfolk Roller Derby. We finish at 10 pm, and it’s an intense evening. I wasn’t even sure if me and my delicate belly should go last night, but, but we did, in an effort ...

#Janathon Day 4 – Feeling Better

01/04/2018 11:13:05 AM

Well, I’m feeling a little better today. My tummy is still a little delicate, and I’m feeling VERY sorry for myself and a bit emotional, but we’re getting there. Tonight is my first night back at Roller Derby scrim, and my decision on ...

2017 – A Year in Frocks

01/04/2018 04:00:00 AM

This post was supposed to go live 2 days ago, while the New Year still felt fresh and shiny. But sadly I failed to finish preparing it over Christmas, and then I was too busy vomiting. So instead it is arriving on the 4th January, when we’re ...

#Janathon Day 3 – Life Lessons from Failure

01/03/2018 10:48:03 AM

We’re 3 days in and I’ve considered whether I should just ditch Janathon completely. I’ve already failed on 2 days, but that’s 2 days out of 31, and I think food poisoning should be considered a valid excuse. So I shall soldier on, with ...

#Janathon Day 2 – the food poisoning disaster

01/02/2018 14:37:17 PM

Let’s pretend that today I did what I planned. I got up and went to the Gym first thing, earned my 500 points doing box jumps and skipping. Then I came home and cracked on with all that work that’s been backing up over the holidays with ...

#Janathon Day 1 – The Speedy Mile

01/01/2018 06:15:16 AM

Happy 2018! I’ve woken up feeling surprisingly perky, considering the amount of food and wine I consumed last night. Which is a good job really, because I decided to take part in Janathon again this year. I first did Janathon in 2013, where ...

This Week I……

12/31/2017 04:00:00 AM

HAPPY NEW YEAR! It’s my last This Week I… of the year, and I couldn’t possibly miss it, even though it’s New Year’s Eve and everyone knows what I did for every single hour of the first day of this week at least. I could have called ...

Sponsored Post A Big New Year Night In

12/29/2017 04:00:00 AM

I think the point that I stopped wanting to go out on New Year’s Eve was the point that I realised I was old. I ALWAYS used to go out on New Year’s Eve, wearing something glittery, buying over-priced drinks and stumbling home in the early ...

Christmas in Pictures 2017

12/28/2017 04:00:00 AM

Last year I did a photo an hour on Christmas Day, but that wasn’t really a typical Christmas Day as I was at home with my parents. So this year I thought I’d do it again. This year was a lot more typical, but I realised quite quickly that ...

12 Days of Christmas Outfits – The Round Up 2017

12/26/2017 04:00:00 AM

Well hello! I hope you had a lovely Christmas Day. I am probably stuffing my face with leftovers still, though I did promise I was going to go a run on Boxing Day, so maybe I earned it. Well, I’m not going to hang around, I’m just popping ...

12 Days of Christmas Outfits – Happy Christmas (Pyjamas)

12/25/2017 09:00:00 AM

Hey there! I hope you’re all having a lovely Christmas Day? If you’re stuffed with food and sat in front of the TV randomly browsing Facebook and this happens to pop up then welcome to the final outfit in my 12 Days of Christmas Outfits, ...

12 Days of Christmas Outfits – Christmas Eve Glam

12/24/2017 09:00:00 AM

HAPPY CHRISTMAS EVE! It’s Day 11 of the 12 Days of Christmas Outfits, because day 12 is the Christmas Day outfit, and you wouldn’t want to miss THAT would you (don’t worry I’ll do a round-up next week if you weirdly have better things ...

This Week I….

12/24/2017 04:00:00 AM

Hey there! Happy Christmas Eve! My last diary post was on the 10th December, there wasn’t one last Sunday because my house looked like this. Absurdly full of boxes and wrapping and full of franticness while we tried to prepare over 160 orders ...

12 Days of Christmas Outfits – The Christmas T-Shirt

12/23/2017 09:00:13 AM

Ah, the Christmas t-shirt. This was sent to me by Jolly a few years ago, and then I promptly bought Mr LLL a glow in the dark version and they come out every Christmas, obviously. It’s great when you’re feeling festive in a casual kind of ...

12 Days of Christmas Outfits – Festive Fit

12/22/2017 09:00:00 AM

Today I am heading off to the gym. It’s my last session for a week as I’m planning to take a break from weights and stick to Yoga and running over Christmas week to give my aches and pains a little chance to recover! This means that when ...

12 Days of Christmas Outfits – Let the Lounging Begin

12/21/2017 04:00:00 AM

Things have finally started to quieten down a bit around here. There’s still lots of work to do, but that frantic feeling of scrambling to keep up and not having enough hours in the day has passed and I feel like we can take a deep breath ...

12 Days of Christmas Outfits – Festive Stripes

12/20/2017 10:00:00 AM

Hurray, it’s last posting day! That means that late nights wrapping and packing are nearly over and we can get some rest, remove the boxes and tape from our dining room and put up the 70s tinsel Christmas tree. It also means that tonight I ...

12 Days of Christmas Outfits – Baby It’s Cold Outside

12/19/2017 10:58:43 AM

It’s cold outside, but it’s not cold in my house, so I felt a bit silly standing in front of the fireplace taking these photos, but I felt like I should go with a consistent 12 Days of Christmas Outfits theme, so here we are. I think today’s ...

12 Days of Christmas Outfits – The Potential Christmas Day Outfit

12/18/2017 10:00:33 AM

Todays Christmas outfit is a sneak preview of what I might wear on Christmas Day. Which means Christmas Days outfit will then be something I’m not wearing. Er, I’m sure I’ll work this all out! Wearing something special on Christmas Day ...

12 Days of Christmas Outfits – The Casual Party Look

12/17/2017 10:00:00 AM

Ok, so, I’m sorry. Blouse and trousers in today’s Christmas Outfit were both in 2015, but in different combinations. The Heyday blouse came with a green skirt and green and gold shoes, and the Collectif Capris went all casual with a t-shirt. ...

12 Days of Christmas Outfits – Festive Glam

12/16/2017 10:00:00 AM

Can you believe I’ve already made it to day 3 without repeating any of 2015’s outfits? Or even anything that was in any of 2015’s outfits? Today’s outfit is a little more glam than the first 2 days, as today is a Saturday and it is my ...

12 Days of Christmas Outfits – I Sold My Soul for a Snowball

12/15/2017 09:42:02 AM

Ah, see, I made it to day 2. Today’s Christmas outfit comes courtesy of Warninks Advocaat.  They asked if they could send me a box with the ingredients to make a Snowball. A Snowball is one of my favourite festive drinks so I said yes, with ...

12 Days of Christmas Outfits – Day 1

12/14/2017 04:00:00 AM

The festive season is well and truly underway, and normally at this time of year I’m pretty much mainlining mulled wine and mince pies by now. This year, however, there were a few festive interludes early on, but then Mr LLL Etsy shop went ...

Glitter and Sparkle

12/12/2017 04:00:00 AM

Well hey there! Are we feeling festive yet? The season is well and truly underway. That means this is the perfect opportunity to cram as much sequin and glitter wearing into your day as possible. So, today I have some ways to work glitter into ...

This Week I…..

12/10/2017 04:00:00 AM

Hello there? How are you today? Frankly right now I’m freezing having taken the Pugs for a walk in sleet. I am attempting to get a fire started, but I’m not very good at fires, and at the moment there is just a pile of lightly smouldering ...

Fitness is for Life – Not Just for Christmas

12/07/2017 04:00:00 AM

It just wouldn’t be Christmas without a whole slew of posts telling you how to stick to your fitness goals this Christmas and lists of how many miles you need to run to work off that mince pie you ate. Well, this one’s a little bit different. ...

Organic Christmas: Goats Cheese and Bacon Parcels

12/04/2017 04:00:00 AM

THIS POST IS PRODUCED IN COLLABORATION WITH THE ORGANIC TRADE BOARD When I was a student I would eat pretty much anything. A particular favourite meal was mayonnaise and sweetcorn sandwiches. I remember them being absolutely amazing at the time, ...

This Week I….

12/03/2017 04:00:00 AM

Hi there, it’s probably afternoon by the time you read this, and the reason for that is that I sat down to write and then 2 pugs decided to sit on me and I couldn’t reach the laptop and didn’t have the heart to move them. Which, as an ...

Things I Tried in November

12/01/2017 04:00:00 AM

YAY! IT’S DECEMBER! That means it’s time to crack open the mulled wine, bring out the glitter, and secretly battle with your inner slob to keep up your workouts over the Christmas season. I’m planning a little post that might help you ...

Netflix Picks: Series Worth Rewatching

11/30/2017 09:20:06 AM

I haven’t made any Netflix recommendations for over a year. Which is weird because I basically watch everything on Netflix these days. I’m always deeply disappointed when I discover something I’d like to watch isn’t on there and I’m ...

My Top Ten – Christmas Jumpers

11/28/2017 04:00:00 AM

In previous years I would save something like a top ten Christmas jumpers for December. But last week I started having a little browse, and folks, srsly, the good ones are ALREADY SELLING OUT. In a way I feel like it’s a shame that the rest ...

This Week I…..

11/26/2017 06:49:28 AM

Hi there, happy Sunday to you all. So far I have had a busy morning, but very shortly I am planning to transition that into a lazy afternoon, light a fire and watch Blue Planet. I may also eat some chocolate, who can say. (I can say, I will ...

Cocktail Hour : Sloe Gin Fizz

11/24/2017 04:00:00 AM

Today I had planned to write a shopping post. Tie in with the made up Black Friday craziness and maybe share some of the deals that around. But, frankly, the amount of emails I’ve had today with the title “Black Friday” is starting to ...

The Day Off Outfit

11/23/2017 04:00:00 AM

I don’t know why I find it so hard to take a day off. When I’m talking about exercise I know that rest days are super important. Rest days are the days when your body processes all your hard work and makes you stronger. When it comes to ...

On a Decade Self-Employed – The Worst Jobs I’ve Ever Had

11/21/2017 11:37:27 AM

Today marks exactly 10 years since I walked out on the most miserable job I ever had. If you want to read the story there’s some more details here. This is miserable me, 10 years ago,  in the middle of the whole sorry walking out on my job ...

This Week I…..

11/19/2017 04:00:00 AM

Hi there! Hope you’re all well today? We overslept this morning, so we had to take the Pugs out for a walk before I had chance to write my weekly catch up, which means that I am now writing this from the sofa while attempting to stop Peppa ...

Friday Frock Love – Festive Frocks

11/17/2017 04:00:00 AM

Ho Ho HO! Looking for a Christmas Dress? You’ve come to the right place! After our Wedding Anniversary it’s Christmas as far as I’m concerned and my thoughts turn to festive frocks, sparkly things and how many things with “Christmas” ...

7 Reasons to Ditch the Scales

11/16/2017 04:00:00 AM

I have a confession to make. I’m addicted to the scales. A couple of years ago I lost nearly 2 stone. I have completely changed my eating and my workouts over the 2 years since then, I’ve learned loads about nutrition and exercise, but I ...

Winter is Coming

11/14/2017 04:00:00 AM

I’ll be completely honest with you. I could absolutely not be bothered to take these photos. If you think you can detect a faint aura of irritation and general grumpiness in my facial expressions, you are not wrong. The fact that these photos ...

The Awesome Advent Calendar Round Up 2017

11/13/2017 04:00:00 AM

Ah Advent Calendars. I’ve been writing a round up of Advent Calendars for years, and every year they get more expensive, crazy, and more sold out by mid November. This year I’ve found 25 amazing grown up Advent Calendars, ranging from healthy ...

This Week I…..

11/12/2017 03:45:00 AM

Today is our wedding anniversary. Mr LLL and I were married 12 years ago. TWELVE YEARS! Sunday is a terrible day to have an Anniversary as the entire of Norwich is shut, so our plans at the moment involve taking the Pugs for an epic walk and ...

Outfit Post: The Fancy Fit Kit

11/09/2017 04:00:00 AM

I’ve always been a bit wary of fancy fit kit. Yes, I have a penchant for funky leggings, but I’ve never considered buying that sort of super glam, high end, actual stylish stuff. Stuff like all the Instagram stars wear, the ones who work ...

Why You Should Think Like an Athlete

11/06/2017 04:00:00 AM

What do you think makes an athlete? Recently I’ve been pondering this a lot. Is it the amount of time you train, the level you’rE at, or is it a state of mind? Even if you’re not a regular exerciser or you don’t play a sport there’s ...

This Week I….

11/05/2017 04:00:00 AM

Hello! Can’t say Good Morning today as it’s already 1:30. The days just FLOWN by. We woke up slightly hungover after a Stranger Things binge accompanied by wine, and then took the Pugs for a long run before an exciting trip to Pets at Home ...

Things I Tried in October

11/03/2017 05:00:00 AM

Well, that’s another month gone and it’s basically Christmas now, right? At least it is if you visit the shops, the Starbucks Christmas Cups have arrived and that means Christmas music, glitter and sparkle. Before we get there though, it’s ...

Recipe: Sausage and Toffee Apple Traybake

11/02/2017 05:00:00 AM

I’ve been waiting a whole year to share this recipe! Every time I make it it’s a dark Autumn evening. I keep thinking one day I’ll make it, set up some lights and take some great photos, or maybe I’ll make it for a lunch but I never ...

Happy Halloween – The Feeling Spooky Outfit Post

10/31/2017 05:00:00 AM

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! As long as you’re reading this on Halloween. If you’re reading this at a later date, then happy whatever day today is. Today I’m just popping in with a totally not Fancy dress Halloween outfit. The hat is practical to ...

This Week I….

10/29/2017 05:00:00 AM

Good morning! The clocks went back last night, which means that I’ve already spent much of the moring trying to figure out what time it *really* is. Right now it’s 9:30, but REALLY it’s obviously 10:30, which means I’m running late, ...

Maltesers Luxury Chocolates and The Limited Edition Lindy Bop Dress

10/27/2017 04:00:00 AM

This post is produced in collaboration with Maltesers® Luxury Chocolates So if you follow me on Facebook you may have seen me promise you some exciting chocolatey news. Or possibly you didn’t, but either way, today I am bringing you exciting ...

My Top Ten – Autumn Knitwear

10/24/2017 08:22:42 AM

In September it’s all optimistic Sun dresses with a cardigan slung over the top. But as Autumn progresses the cardigan definitely becomes more and more the focus of the outfit, then teamed with a jacket, and maybe a scarf, all the tiny stepping ...

Feel the Fear and Do it Anyway

10/23/2017 04:00:00 AM

It’s amazing how often you hear the words “I’d love to….”. But you know that person will never do the thing they’d love to do, even though there’s absolutely nothing stopping them. I most commonly hear it in relation to my playing ...

This Week I….

10/22/2017 04:00:00 AM

This morning I can’t decide if I’m feeling chipper or poorly. I was supposed to have an Olympic Lifting session today, but my PT is sick, and I’m not sure I might not be as well as I’ve woken up with a sore throat and a sniffly nose. ...

Halloween Cocktails – The Eyeball Martini

10/20/2017 06:49:45 AM

Ah, I love Halloween. It’s only 10 days away now, so it’s time to start planning themed drinks, and themed food, and decorations, and buying devil horns for the Pugs to wear (obviously). You’d think I’d be sick of cocktails after Cocktail ...

5 Ways to Wear Colourful Shoes #MyMoshulu

10/19/2017 04:00:00 AM

This post was produced in collaboration with Moshulu. I love colourful shoes. I love my green ankle boots in winter, and my pink and black stiletto heels for nights out (ones with lots of sitting at least). I have green and gold slingbacks, ...

How to Come Back Better From an Injury

10/17/2017 04:00:00 AM

If you’re taking part in a sport or even just exercising regularly it’s likely you’ve been injured at some point. These things happen when you’re active. Over the last 5 years I’ve been kept from running by shin splints and a pulled ...

Halloween Home Decor

10/16/2017 04:00:00 AM

Halloween is 2 weeks away, and I’m making plans to turn my house into a spooky Halloween grotto for a few nights. I do love a bit of Halloween tat, as you can tell from my weekend purchases, however I’m not really a fan of the over the top ...

This Week I….

10/15/2017 04:00:00 AM

Well, that was a very long week! Norwich Cocktail Week finished last night, and now it’s time to stop, take stock, and learn from this years mistakes and triumphs for next year. We have drunk far too many very nice Cocktails, had far too many ...

How to Keep Happy and Healthy this Autumn

10/13/2017 04:00:00 AM

This post was produced in collaboration with Alive! The days have been getting noticeably shorter. I need a jacket AND a scarf and everything is suddenly made with pumpkin spice. Yes folks. It’s definitely Autumn. I love Autumn. In the bottom ...

Ever Over Dressed – The Cocktail Outfit

10/12/2017 06:11:05 AM

Well, I currently just have 3 nights of Cocktail Week left before I can return to a life of healthy living, early nights and actually having time to go to the gym. Normally I can make it to the gym during Cocktail Week, but this year a combination ...

The Perils of Social Media, or Why I Deleted Facebook from my Phone

10/10/2017 09:33:28 AM

I think Social Media is an awesome thing. It’s kept me in touch with people I would otherwise have lost touch with years ago. Got me back in touch with people I HAD lost contact with and enabled me to run several businesses that would have ...

Creature Comforts and the Importance of a Good Cup of Tea

10/09/2017 04:00:00 AM

This post is produced in collaboration with The English Tea Shop I mentioned in yesterdays This Week I that things are, er, a little stressful, around here at the moment. These things will pass, as they always do, and routine will be restored, ...

This Week I…..

10/08/2017 04:00:00 AM

Mooorning! Today is the first Sunday of Norwich Cocktail Week, which means that I’m currently facing my third night on the cocktails in a row. Normally it’s about Wednesday when the urge for a cup of tea and an early night finally reaches ...

Things I tried in September

10/05/2017 04:00:00 AM

I am a total big ball of stress right now. Norwich Cocktail Week kicks off this weekend, meaning we are right in the middle of that period of the year where I am attempting to balance my existing more than full time job with a whole load of ...

The Jumper Dress

10/03/2017 04:00:00 AM

Todays outfit started with the scarf. In late Summer I got an email from Hotter saying they wanted to send me a “little something”. I’m not one to turn down a little something, so I popped over my address and a few days later this beautiful ...

Meat Free Monday with Goodlife

10/02/2017 04:00:00 AM

This post was produced in collaboration with Goodlife Foods hen I was about 13 I decided I was vegetarian. This was 1992 and vegetarian options were pretty limited anywhere you went. I started basically replacing the meat on my Sunday roast ...

This Week I…..

10/01/2017 04:00:00 AM

Morning! I’m feeling kinda perky today, which is weird, I’m sure it’ll wear off later, it invariably does. Right now I am at my parents house after watching my dad win an award for a short film he was in last night. Once I’m back home ...

Tips for Getting Your Fitness Groove Back

09/29/2017 04:00:00 AM

Well, for the last 2 weeks pretty much the most energetic thing I’ve done most days is a half hour of Yoga in the morning. The end of our Roller Derby season coincided, conveniently, with a 2 week closure of my gym, so I took the opportunity ...

Aviva Community Fund – Nelson’s Journey

09/28/2017 08:25:13 AM

‘In association with Aviva Community Fund 2017’ Regular readers will know that I’m a Roller Derby player. I bang on about it a fair bit (it’s worse if you know me in person, honestly). Roller Derby has added a lot to my life, and I feel ...

Autumn Beauty Wish List

09/26/2017 09:53:18 AM

When I used to read fashion magazines, every September there would be some kind of article about Autumn beauty. Was skin dewy or matte this season? Were lips deeply coloured or nude? Should I be doing a smoky eye or going au naturel? Mostly ...

This Week I….

09/24/2017 04:00:00 AM

Well, this Sunday morning is A LOT quieter than last Sunday morning when I was writing on my phone in a sports centre between Roller Derby games. This Sunday is less about protein shakes and compression leggings, and more about cups of coffee ...

Meal Prep: 3 Easy Make Ahead Lunches

09/22/2017 04:00:00 AM

Planning my meals has been one of the things that’s made the biggest difference to how I eat. It’s made me healthier, and it’s saved me money. Make ahead lunches were my first forays into meal planning. I used to get to lunch time, starving, ...

An Everyday Sort of Outfit for Autumn

09/21/2017 04:00:00 AM

If my Summer uniform is a sun dress and keds, then this is my Autumn uniform. And autumn has most definitely started. There’s not just a nip in the air, there’s some definitely bloody freezing in the air, and it’s time to pull out the ...

Dealing with a Post Event Come Down

09/19/2017 04:00:00 AM

At the moment I am totally dealing with a post-event come down. At the weekend I was in Stoke for the Roller Derby British Championships, at which we not only achieved our goal of promotion to Tier 2, but also managed to finish up placed second ...

This Week I…..

09/17/2017 04:00:00 AM

Phew! Good morning! Once again I am super hi-tech and writing this on my phone while stood in the worlds hugest, slowest coffee queue, having been awake since 5:30am for an absurdly early Roller Derby game, that we won, yay! next week I’m ...

Friday Frock Love – Dresses with Sleeves

09/15/2017 04:00:00 AM

Hi there, seeing as I haven’t done a Friday Frock Love since JULY I thought it was probably time for some fantasy dress shopping. Basically it’s freezing here at the moment. This time last year I was wearing crop tops and going to the beach. ...

What Does Fit Look Like?

09/14/2017 04:00:00 AM

Fit is basically the new fabulous. Fitness bloggers and personal trainers are the new IT girls and athleisure is apparently a fashion trend. But what does fit actually look like? The fitness industry has pretty much always had an obsession with ...

My 5 Favourite – Fitness Instagram Accounts

09/12/2017 04:00:00 AM

Today I thought I would share a little love and bring you my 5 favourite Instagram accounts, particularly Instagram accounts with a bit of a fitness vibe. I was particularly pleased with the alliterative nature of the phrase “My 5 Favourite”. ...

This Week I….

09/10/2017 04:00:00 AM

Morning! For the first time in what feels like AGES I have a Sunday with nothing to do. We nearly did another Boot Fair, but then we thought, “Hell No!” Let’s have a lie in and a lazy day. As it happens it’s probably not going to be ...

Classic Cocktails with a Twist: The Spiced Cherry Old Fashioned

09/08/2017 04:00:00 AM

I pretty much have Cocktails on the brain right now. From mid-August till mid-October every year I organise Norwich Cocktail Week and therefore Cocktails are very much at the forefront of my brain. Cocktails, however, aren’t just for drinking ...

The Sudden Arrival of Autumn

09/07/2017 04:00:00 AM

Just last week I was thinking I would NEVER BE COLD AGAIN. Then all of a sudden it’s cardigan weather. I swear there is actually an “autumn weather” switch that clicks over on the 1st September and all of a sudden there’s that freshness ...

Things I Tried in August

09/05/2017 04:00:00 AM

It’s early September, and that means it’s time for a look at all the new things I tried in August. Generally these posts are a collection of new things I’ve tried myself, and samples that I’ve been sent. In August I voluntarily tried ...

My Autumn Fit Kit Wish List

09/04/2017 04:00:00 AM

I never fail to find it weird how September always brings that back to school feeling, no matter how many years it’s been since you went to school. For me part of that back to school feeling is the urge to have a whole load of shiny new kit. ...

This Week I….

09/03/2017 04:00:00 AM

Oh, Hi there! Fancy seeing you today! Did you miss me last week? Those of you who care might have noticed that there was no This Week I…. last Sunday. The reason was 2-fold. First, last week was very boring. Nothing happened except that the ...

How to Change Your Life by Changing Nothing

09/01/2017 04:00:00 AM

When I was younger I had notebooks. I’m talking 11-12 kind of age. Not quite a teenager, more a teenager in training. In those notebooks I would plan out the next major life overhaul I was about to make based on whatever article I had been ...

Outfit: Red Roses and Raindrops

08/31/2017 04:00:00 AM

So, we made it through a whole year! This time last year we were celebrating the end of an era as Mr LLL had been made redundant and we were planning to attempt to make it work with both of us self-employed. Against all the odds we’ve made ...

Meal Prep Made Easy: Prep Perfect Review and Giveaway

08/28/2017 04:00:00 AM

There are things in my life that make me feel like I’ve finally achieved the coveted status of “actual grown up”. I rarely run out of toilet roll, milk or toothpaste. I order my shopping online, like an adult, and I have a chalkboard on ...