Philanthropy for the Masses

Hands up! How many of us regularly give cash to charity? In the past, I’ve been stopped by people on the High Street and been persuaded to sign up for a monthly donation, mainly because I don’t want to look tight with my money, then I normally cancel it at the earliest opportunity. Sorry charities, […]

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I’m Too Young for Osteoarthritis aren’t I?

Do you find yourself groaning when you have to get up off the floor? Are your knees clicking when you walk down the stairs? If the answer is yes, you’re not alone! I’ve been getting achy joints for a couple of years now. I first noticed my knees aching after I completed a longer run, […]

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London Calling!

London. One of the most vibrant, interesting and arty capitals of the world. Now, I’ve worked in London for many years. Always in retail, so just rushing from store-to-store and not really taking in and appreciating the wonderful city around me. I left my retail career as a regional manager in 2012 to retrain as […]

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Rugby Widow? You’re not alone!

If you feel like you totally lose your partner every February/March, and welcome the likes of Jonathan Davies, Alfie and that blonde off Scrum V into your front room at every opportunity, then you’re not alone. Every man in my life has been obsessed with egg chasing. It’s been drummed into me as ‘the norm’ […]

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Growing Old Gracefully…

Growing old gracefully What on earth does that mean? I think ‘growing old gracefully’ is subjective. To some it may be allowing their hair to go grey, frown and laughter lines to develop and succumbing to purchasing their clothes from a more age appropriate store. To others it may be having regular anti-ageing facials, using […]

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New Year, New Me…Really?

Ok, so own up. How many of you have thought this or actually said it out loud? Every January, we promise to make changes to our lifestyle in droves. But how many of us actually make these positive changes? Forbes Magazine suggests that only 8% of people actually achieve their new year ambitions. For many […]

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Thank f*** Christmas is over!

Christmas, Christmas, Christmas. What a crock of shit you’ve been. I’ve found it totally overrated the last couple of years. Now, I know that many people dread Christmas for various reasons…Grieving for lost loved ones, loneliness, homelessness, I feel for you, I really do, however I’m not grieving, lonely or homeless. I’m just a miserable […]

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