The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

So, influenced by the babes I work with, I have decided to take up running, as a means to get fit but also to change things up. Mentally, physically and spiritually. Yeah. I’ve never really run before, barely even for the bus and my favourite thing to say is: “I’ll never run, unless someone is […]

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The Hangover Part 3

The measure of a good book is this: I got one after Life of Pi. I got a very bad one after finishing the Millenium series, and I’ve got one now. Think I’m going to wait for Tampa to arrive before I start my next novel. *Flips through comics on bookshelf*  

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Sovereign, Deadly, Perfect: Night Film Review

I love this book and devoured it like a jumbo bag of sweet/salty popcorn. True story. Compared by Good Reads to the works of Stieg Larsson, I knew it would be a read I would enjoy, although I hate those lazy taglines: “If you liked Gone Girl, you will LOVE this!”. Shut up, I will […]

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My Instagram Life: Singing, Ink and So Much Cake

(From top left to right, by row) Ate cake ~ this beauty was made to welcome two of the women in our office back from being off for medical reasons. It was good to see them both and it was good to eat cake. Mmmmmm, caaaaaaake! Got a totes cool bag ~ how do I […]

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Truth Nuggets #101: The Project

On the topic of self love, as I so often am these days, how true is this (left)? It’s cool to be told you are worthwhile (sexy, cute, funny, cool, smart) by the one you love or the one you are sleeping with or your friends or anybody for that matter, but holding yourself in […]

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Sing When You’re Winning

A few years ago I decided it would be beneficial to my creative soul to start doing at least one thing a year that took me outside my comfort zone. Like a course, or join a club, that sort of thing. The first was the Stand Up Comedy course which was terrifying but easily one […]

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An Object of Beauty: Getting to Grips With Self Love

I read this cartoon (left) on Facebook yesterday morning. It made me smile. Of course it simplifies the Body Hate issue somewhat, but I don’t feel it diminishes the message: you wouldn’t starve, verbally abuse or overfeed a pet, would you? So why is it okay to do it to yourself? Since Self Love is […]

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