Around 20% of the population are chronic procrastinators, according to Dr Ferrari. It’s easy to joke about (I told people I was putting off writing this post, lol irony), but it’s a serious problem. Have you ever missed out on an opportunity because you put it off? Before you read any further, I strongly recommend … Continue reading To Do Tombola: combating procrastination
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I decided fairly spur-of-the-moment that I wanted to dip every day in December 2020...
You don’t even have to say goodbye to a fish finger sandwich… Have you watched GameChangers? Doing Veganuary? Love animals? Got a New Year’s Resolution for Meatless Mondays? Or just wondering what your life would be like with more fibre on your plate? Read on to expand your culinary horizons, and find out how I've … Continue reading So you wanna go (partly) plant-based?
Ahh, the classic warming winter breakfast. Some people love it, others hate it. Maybe it's the texture, maybe you just haven't found the right flavour combination. Read on to revitalise your oats...
As a member of two running clubs, I think they're the best thing since waffle makers.
"Risk averse" is my middle name. Or it certainly used to be.
"Ok, if you could just not be modest for the next thirty seconds, tell me just how tough this race is. It's 268 miles; it's not flat, it's tough, and the weather is pretty brutal..." — BBC interview with Jasmin Paris shortly after she smashed the overall Spine Race course record in January 2019 We … Continue reading Humblebrags and Humility: a help or a hindrance?
It's Bake Off time again! Here's a nice easy, delicious, dairy free recipe to accompany a cuppa or a coffee. Ingredients: – 60ml (1/4 cup) soy mylk (or other dairy-free mylk) – 1 teaspoon vanilla extract – 200g dark chocolate (the Lidl one in the red packet is great), roughly chopped, hit with a rolling … Continue reading Favourite Cookies (updated Jan 2021)
Three short recipes which can be made plastic-free
This is part 2 of my checkpoint-by-checkpoint account of my first 100 mile race. Part one (here, if you missed it) finished around mile 58, running with Kate through Dacre and into Dalemain, where the dropbags are. It's 1pm on Saturday; I've been going for 19 hours... Running was the best feeling. Hard, but … Continue reading “Confidence. Resilience. Faith.”: Lakeland 100 2018 (Part 2)