Fit festive fancies

I can't believe that it's almost Christmas again! This year, having been elbow-deep in nappies, as opposed to the usual roasted chestnuts and mulled wine, I feel like Christmas has caught me unawares. Even now I've got my head around the imminent approach of the 25th, my focus has been very much on what to [...]

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The Minimalists

'Love people and use things. Because the opposite never works.' Joshua Fields Millburn Last weekend, on my Sunday run, I enjoyed listening to an interview with self-proclaimed minimalist, Joshua Fields Millburn, who was speaking on the Rich Roll podcast. Millburn, who along with his fellow minimalist Ryan Nicodemus, has written a number of books on [...]

Festive treats: Perfect presents for sporty types

It seems like every paper and magazine you pick up at the moment is offering 'best gift guides for Christmas', so in the (sort of) festive spirit I've decided to jump on to the gift list bandwagon. I've picked out some sporty treats that I hope will help inspire you in your Christmas shopping. Hopefully [...]

Festive indulgences

Each year I save up my annual leave so I can take the days from Christmas Eve to the 2nd January as holiday and escape the hectic hustle and bustle of London by retreating to my parents' house. This is the one time of year when I know my inbox can withstand the break and when [...]

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire…

In the spirit of all things festive I've found myself a new favourite winter treat - roasted chestnuts. A paper bag of hot chestnuts from the South Bank Christmas market got me hooked, and this weekend when I celebrated Christmas with my housemates before we all disappear for the holiday period, I decided to make [...]

A toast to festive cheer!

With Christmas edging ever closer and with it, the opportunity to over-indulge, I thought this was a good opportunity to re-blog my post on the impact of alcohol on the body, with a few added extras. In attempt to mitigate the effects of the festive 'cheer', I've recently started drinking Dr Stuart's Liver Defence tea, [...]