Books about getting to know who you are...
Whether it’s reality or fiction, books have the power to open discussions and challenge perceptions of life. I’ve put a great collection together for my latest book blog and hopefully there’s something for everyone.
B12 boosts for Flexitarians, Vegetarians and Vegans.
After pontificating over why my energy was so low and the constant desire to sleep for a sweet 3 hour power nap everyday. Topping up throughout the day with double espressos and espresso martinis when the hour/circumstance required it - I finally decided that I should get checked out.
OK Foodies - What have we got to look forward to?
I love food. I love cooking it, eating it, eating out, watching food shows, reading the Sunday glossies, salivating over the Waitrose monthly food magazine, farmers markets... Oh and Wholefoods, this place just fills me with joy and empties my pockets. But most importantly, food festivals. Lots of food, freebies, cooking demo's, lashings of yummy booze and then as a result of the aforementioned... lots of happy people with happy tummies. The perfect day out. Just try and keep me away.
What’s happened to dating?
Dating in your 30-40’s is a minefield. It’s like constantly interviewing for a job you’re not quite sure you want. Riddled with practicalities balancing kids/work/geography/ex’s. A kind of dating Groundhog Day...
“The book to read is not the one that thinks for you but the one which makes you think.” ― Harper Lee
Some of the joys of being a book fan and seeing other people in cafes, commuting, sitting in a park and reading a book, it’s like a book recommending a person. I found this to be the case with Becoming, which sparked so many conversations with strangers. Which is also the main concept of Matt Hopwood’s ‘Mother’ and yet paradoxically Amanda Robson’s Psychological thrillers ‘Obsession’ & her new novel ‘Envy’ are most definitely not in the sharing spirit!
Khao Lak - Paradise with WiFi
Khao Lak is a town 1 hour drive from Phuket airport, away from the busy bustle and student backpackers. Surrounded by rustic and yet beautiful virtually untouched beaches, 20 minutes away from jungle treks to waterfalls and market towns that aren’t completely devoid of tradition.