My Wisdom Teeth Extraction Story

What I remember from the extraction of 3 of my wisdom teeth under conscious sedation.

My First Week With Noom – An Update

7 days into Noom’s weight loss programme and I’m spilling some inside secrets…

A New Year And A New Me With Noom

So here it is, 2020, it sure felt like it crept up on me this year, but you know what they say, time flies when you’re having fun, so here I am sat in a quiet cosy cafe on the outskirts of Reading, sipping on a deliciously frothy coffee deciding how best to talk about the plans I have for…

Just let go. Auto-belaying at Reading Climbing Centre

It’s no secret that Ed and I have been hooked on bouldering since the day we met. So it may come as a surprise that it took me this long (9 months) to try my first auto-belay and become hooked on the idea of big wall climbing. Bouldering was easy. Not in the technical sense of the word, but in…

Let me introduce you to bouldering

One of the reasons I have been so absent from my blog is my new addiction to bouldering. My addiction began in January as one of my personal new years resolutions was to get out more and to meet some new people and so I enrolled in an Introduction to Bouldering session at Boulder Brighton.  Bouldering is essentially rock climbing…

Choose Sleep

Those close to me know how important sleep is to my happiness and wellbeing. Sleep is not laziness, it is vital for quality of life. Over the years I’ve learnt that my optimum amount of sleep is between 8 to 10 hours, I used to think that this was well above average but have learnt through my participation in this…

How to embrace being an introvert

Introvert – ‘A shy, reticent person’. Oh, how that definition is flawed. We’ve been taught that the introverted/extroverted scale is very much one or the other, black or white, with ambiverts lying dead centre in the middle. When, in fact, we can embody traits from both ends of this spectrum and display them in different ways depending on our personal makeup.…