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29 days post Whole 30 and I feel RUBBISH

We said we’d still eat Whole 30 compliant during the week. We said we’d not touch carbs. WE LIED. I’ve eaten so many goddamn Christmas mince pies that I’ve lost count. I’ve scoffed cheese/chocolate/shortbread. EVERYTHING.…

December 20, 2016

Christmas wish list

What’s on your Christmas wish list for 2016? On mine for this year: Any or all of the 312 books on my Goodreads ‘to read’ list. A gold bangle A voucher for a French cooking class The will not to drink for the first…

December 11, 2016


The man and I jetted off to the beautiful Czech capital of Prague this weekend. Boy was it freezing. Averaging -4 to 1*C (24-33 F) each day meant we had a grand excuse to pop into pubs and sipped mulled wine whenever we were…

December 5, 2016

DIY Christmas advent calendar for grown men

As an adult there areย not manyย surprises left when it comes to gifts. So this year in a bid to get my other half something personal and romantic (proper mushy), I am surprising him with a homemade advent calendar. One of my good friends was…

November 21, 2016

Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind.

Sending Christmas presents back to NZ is the biggest faff. I end up spending more on the postage than the bloody gift. Every year I say Iโ€™m going to spend more on birthday presents for my family, finding personal gifts for them on their…

November 18, 2016