10 tips for some mindful ‘me time’

And so, Ned Stark’s long-standing fears have finally come to fruition. Winter has come. With Christmas cheer and jolly snowfalls and excuses to socialise almost every day of the week, you might wonder what all those Starks were worrying about. Permission to stuff your face with roasted everything while downing mulled wines and singing atrocious…

Oat-so-tasty Breakfast Ideas

I know, I know, that pun was so poor(…idge), but hey, at least I a-muesli myself and that’s always something to toast to. Sorry. They’re terrible. Truly. I’ll give it a break(…………………………fast). We can all abide a bad pun here and there, but no-one should have to suffer a mediocre morning meal. Weekends bring about…

Black Fri-yay! Fitness Edition.

When Andy Williams wrote ‘it’s the most wonderful time of the year’, little did he know that the winner of that prestigious title would be usurped by the highlight of the shopaholics calendar: Black Friday! Move over Christmas, I’m being my own Santa this year. A pair ofย  Primark socks and some regifted toiletries? Move…

Get ‘festive fit’ with me!

If you’ve ever had one of those weeks (months? years?) where no matter your good intentions, the world is set on scuppering your efforts and throwing several boxes of spanners in the works, then babe, today I feel you. Sat at home, wrapped in a bunny-eared dressing gown surrounded by reams of tissues and mugs…

To B or not to B – Vitamins and Veganism

Having been a vegan for a fair while now, one topic of conversation (and occasional controversy) that just doesn’t seem to do one is that of nutrient and vitamin deficiency. You know the drill: due to the lack of animal protein, Vegans wither away in the dark recesses of society like a dietary Gollum, whispering…

Veganism will change your life – and other stories.

I’m a vegan. You’ll know this, because, as a vegan, it’s all I can talk about. This is because, inherently, I’m just a little bit better than you. Of course, that’s a joke. I’m a LOT better than you. Spiritually. Ethically. Healthily..ly… In all the ways. Literally. Any way you can think of? Better. Oooooooor….

Five tips for upping your ab game

Abs. The pinnacle of fitness. The holy grail of a healthy lifestyle. Because how will people know you hit the gym hard if you haven’t got those tummy gains? Seriously. It’s a bit silly really, how much air time having a washboard stomach gets. You may squat three times your own weight or have sprint…

Oh, hey there!

Yes. I’m back. Unasked for. Unnecessary. But floating around. In the depths of the internet. Lost. Think George Clooney in Gravity. That’s what this blog is. As an introductory post goes, this is a bit tricky, because I’m not sure what I’m introducing. Current plan of action: start writing and see what mutates from the…

Easy energy balls!

To say I’m not a natural born kitchen dweller would be quite the understatement. In my 28 years of life, I’ve limped by on seriously lacklustre microwave meals and more bowls of cereal than I’d care to admit to. Becoming vegan changed all that. No longer could I depend on a tasteless Sainsbury’s plastic pasta…

50 Things about Me!

After almost a year of distractions and diversions and debilitations to setting up this thing, here I am, trying to up my blogging game. While I try to fiddle and fidget with the whowhats and widgets on this WordPress to make it do what I want it to, I thought I’d start writing with a…