Trying something new

For anyone that knows me, it is a truth universally acknowledged that I am not sporty. I have my moments when I attempt to keep fit – like the summer I went to the gym three times a week, and the couple of months that I went to Zumba. As we have gotten older,  a…

You mean you haven’t seen this?

Apparently I am behind the times on a lot of pivotal, life-changing TV series. I am just coming to the end of Prison Break that I have been intensely watching for the past weeks. And I know it will feel like a bit of a loss when it is over – thank heavens a new…

A new regime

My flatmate would describe me as an all or nothing type of person. If I’m on a diet, I will be extreme for a week and then will quickly forget that I ever started one. If I try and get fit then I will go the gym 5 times a week and then quickly taper…

Independence Day: Resurgence

So last weekend, my family and I gathered at our local cinema to watch the latest instalment of Independence Day – a film that must be one of our most watched. It was twenty years in making – I still remember curling up in my best friends sister’s bed aged seven and watching the original,…

A British Summer

Summer this year (if you can even call it that) has been changeable to say the least. Depressing at times too. There have been days where the temperature warms your bones, the sun is shining and your mood is elevated to new heights. And then there are days when the rain just. won’t. end. It’s…

Well Autumn has begun then…

So it’s raining pretty hard as I am writing this post. I’m sitting in my office staring out of the already darkened windows and it looks a bit like the world is going to end. And that isn’t just because I am surrounded by grey concrete and busy roads. I was in Rome last week…