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The moment you realise just how middle class you are

IF MY LIFE WERE A NOVEL: It was the third time that month that I found myself pacing up and down that same aisle, my eyes darting haphazardly over the shelves and my fists clenched into small, suffocated balls. ‘Where is it?!!!’ As I hit the end of the row, I let out a long… Continue reading The moment you realise just how middle class you are

Food & Drink · Lifestyle · Musings · Wellbeing

Top Tips to Make Your Health & Fitness Resolutions a Reality!

You’re a week into your new year new you health routine and if you’ve already starting to google images of digestive biscuits and lick the back of Chinese takeaway pamphlets, then week two motivation is just as important as week one. In this time of need, I thought I would share some of my top… Continue reading Top Tips to Make Your Health & Fitness Resolutions a Reality!

Food & Drink · Travel

Top Tips for Eating Healthy on Holiday

You’re on holiday for god’s sake. EAT SOME CHIPS. I truly believe that gluten intolerance does not exist in most of Europe. Every meal starts with bread, then is served with bread and ends with bread and cheese. Side dishes are a beige parade of potatoes, rice and chips (I got served all three one… Continue reading Top Tips for Eating Healthy on Holiday

Food & Drink · Travel

York Gin Festival Review & Some Fit Pancakes

There are few moments in life where two words go together as succinctly as ‘Gin Festival’ (close second is ‘free buffet’). On hearing them spout from the mouth of my ol’ uni chum Sophie, I signed myself up on the spot. I imagined gin fountains, musicians playing jaunty tunes on pipes fashioned from bottles of… Continue reading York Gin Festival Review & Some Fit Pancakes

Food & Drink · Travel

2014, A Busy Year in Travel But Where Next?

2014 was a good year for travel. So good that it’s got me feeling haggard with a lack of holidaying. Every evening I find myself on airbnb scouring for a designer apartment in Milan, a cabana in Thailand, a caravan in Skeggy (anything!). I’m going to cheat a little and count my two holidays at… Continue reading 2014, A Busy Year in Travel But Where Next?

Food & Drink · Wellbeing

Here it is again… January ‘New Year, New You’ Healthy Eating Plan & The Results

January. The sacred month of devout healthiness. The holy trinity of truly believing that this year, you can do it! You will tone up, you will complete your first proper push up (the dream) and you will laugh in the face of Kebab King on your meander home from a white-spirits-and-soda-water-only night out (most unrealistic sentence… Continue reading Here it is again… January ‘New Year, New You’ Healthy Eating Plan & The Results

Food & Drink · Manchester · Travel

Time Off Well Spent- Rum Bus, Lucha Libre & Bill’s Restaurant Manchester

One year. It has been one whole year since I started working in TV production and sweet lordy jesus, what a year it’s been. I spent an afternoon last week updating my CV and found it funny how the crisp, concise bullet points didn’t quite capture the morning making body bags out of bin liners,… Continue reading Time Off Well Spent- Rum Bus, Lucha Libre & Bill’s Restaurant Manchester