July Highlights – BBQs, making friends and a sexy kitchen gadget

This is such a boring, small-talk, adult thing to say, but how can it be August already? Exciting fun things have happened and the weather has been GLORIOUS, but this month seems to have Ferrari-d past, leaving a hot sweaty dust trail behind it. Which is why I’m late with the highlights. Sorry guys. BUT…

My current fitness goals and where to find the freebies!

So I’ve been wanting to talk about fitness for a while and have had ‘My Current Fitness Routine’ written in my blog book as a potential title for ages. Problem is that implies I have a regular routine that I stick to, which, ha, I don’t! Instead, I’m one of those people who exercises 4…

5 things I learnt from my radio interview

That’s right people, I was on the radio! (Not quite Radio 1, obviously, but still a big deal). On the Tuesday just gone, I joined the lovely Claire Wolf at Pulse Hospital Radio on her show, Groove with Me. We popped our headphones on and chatted away about food, health, and general wellbeing, as well…

April Highlights: running, food and some big news!

Hi, hello, it’s been a while! I hope you’re well. So I’m trying out this new thing where I sit down and talk about the month just gone. Totally original I know (absolutely definitely copied from all the bloggers) but a great way to catch up and spread the love for life in general. So,…

Sugar Free January Challenge

I’ve decided to kick the year off with a sugar free challenge! From the 3rd January until the end of the month I will document what I imagine to be a rather entertaining experiment, considering my favourite foods on this earth are jam doughnuts and chocolate. (And sausage and mash and onion gravy, but that’s not…

TOP 5 TIPS for finding the best restaurants on holiday

You’re in a city famous for its incredible food. You want to experience the best of the best, without spending a fortune. And you have only a few days to explore.   How do you choose where to eat?   Alex and I had asked ourselves the very same question when we arrived in Florence….

The ULTIMATE guide to the best food in Florence

One early morning car journey, a sunrise flight and a scenic double-decker train ride later, we’re in Florence. Hungry!   Italy is pretty famous for its food, which is great when you’re settled in a restaurant, reading a menu you know is going to deliver and salivating uncontrollably as plates of gorgeous food float on…

Lifestyle: Banish the holiday blues

August is the month of holidays. The English summer disappoints us once again and we jet off for some sunshine before the winter kicks in (which is suddenly much closer than we realised). We have a jolly old time, eat and drink whatever we fancy, soak up the sun(burn) and head home feeling refreshed and…