Zero Waste and a Sense of Unease

I have a half written blog post in my draft folder, and it’s been there for months. I keep revisiting it as I try to articulate my thoughts, and I never quite seem to get there. Having said that, I think it’s time to stop letting perfect be the enemy of done, and put the…

Quitting Dieting

This week I announced via Instagram stories that I was going to quit dieting. This was a scary thing to do. The world is generally in favour of dieting particularly if, like me, you have a BMI over 30. Why have I made this decisions? Various reasons. It’s been on my mind for a while….

Eat Up!

This morning I finally finished reading Ruby Tandoh’s Eat Up! It’s taken me a little while as I have been reading it as an actual physical book, rather than an an ebook on my phone. I get more time for the latter as I can read in the middle of the night whilst my reluctant-to-stay-asleep…

18 in 2018

I’ve been inspired by the Happier podcast, I have decided to put together a list of 18 things I’d like to do in 2018. I’ve had to work hard to not let my inner Calvinist make all these about meeting external expectations and working harder. I want them to be about making my life, and…

Food, Glorious Food!

At the moment we have a bit of a cash flow issue. You know the month where you need to buy a new car seat, renew all the passports and you run out of the massive bag of dog food? Yeah, that’s this month. It will all balance out, but in the meantime we are…