• Marrow and Lentil Bake

    Of all my accomplishments, the fact we managed to grow a truly gigantic marrow is right up there with the best. However, it weighed in at7lb 2 which I understand is not actually a world record, nevermind there’s another huge marrow…

    Thing’s I’m good at getting wrong…

    The perfect amount of pasta, it’s enough for a small village or nothing.  The amount of time that’s passed on the treadmill, it’s been 20 minutes, right? Oh, 6 minutes… The correct way to wear a swimsuit, I recently discovered…

    I Tried…Indoor Sky Diving at ‘iFLY Milton Keynes’

      As part of my new objective to ‘Say YES‘ to as much as possible, I found myself at iFLY, watching a safety video before attempting my first ever indoor skydive. I’m not going to lie when I arrived at…

    Scandinavia Events – Milton Keynes

    As a generalization, I like to keep my evenings pretty quiet during the week, but when I was offered the chance to try a taster of Scandinavia Events in Milton Keynes, I couldn’t resist. As we turned up, the first thing…

    3 Peaks Challenge – Kit List

    As you may, or may not know we recently attempted to complete ‘The 3 Peaks Challenge’ and you can read about our journey *here*. When it comes to packing for a few days living in a minibus, coupled with a…

    How To: Make Your Own Wedding/Party Pick’n’Mix Stand…

    There’s something about pick’n’mix that makes me so happy, it brings back those childhood memories of whizzing into Woolworths unattended and buying as many sweets as possible for £2.50. Which, for your information was a lot of sweets back in…

    Recipe roundup from the last week…

    If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you’ll know that food prep is a big part of my weekly routine and a huge asset when it feels like life is going at 100mph and you just can’t keep…

    Open Water Swimming – As a complete beginner…

    When I announced to G that I was going to enter an ‘Open Water Swimming‘ event at Henley, he looked at me like I’d completely lost the plot and started laughing. In all honesty, I completely understood his reaction and…

    Active Travel – As a couple…

    Well, hasn’t this year just flown by? It feels like only yesterday we were welcoming in 2018 and wondering what adventures it would bring. Now all of a sudden its peak holiday season and all I can think about is…

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    Why Love Island Contestants Shouldn’t Make Us Feel Bad…

    It’s that time of year again, and guess what? I have thoughts… Firstly, I can’t use pictures of the actual contestants (I don’t fancy being sued!) and who knows what’ll happen during the next week? Who knows? Anyway, grab your…

    What I’m loving lately…#2

    “You need to let the little things that would ordinarily bore you suddenly thrill you.”  – Andy Warhol  Personal Finding Old Playlists – It doesn’t matter if I’m at the gym, powerwalking, working or cooking, having the right music brings…

    The ‘Almost’ 3 Peaks Challenge

    I honestly think that at least once a week we should all sit down and take a moment to be bloody grateful for the opportunities that come our way in life.  I think the ideal time for this, is after…


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