May 20, 2019 | life

Get Yourself a Hobby

If you follow me on social media, you’ll be well aware of my relatively new obsession with salsa dancing. I’m a woman possessed. I can’t stop. Every spare moment is spent doing that right now and though the dancing may not be particularly dirty, I truly am having the time of my life (plus, you...

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November 11, 2018 | life

How I Fell in Love with Salsa Dancing.

Sometimes you don’t really know something’s missing in your life til all of a sudden BAM! That missing piece to the puzzle finds its way into that empty spot, slots itself in there and unlocks a level of joy you didn’t know you had. That’s what happened to me recently when I realised Salsa dancing...

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April 22, 2018 | life

My Book – It’s Happening!

A few weeks ago, I wrote about my journey to publish my book. In short, I spent over a year shopping my proposal around to mainstream publishers, only to be turned down by them all mainly due to me not having a zillion social media followers. While I understand from the publishers’ perspective, they need...

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April 3, 2018 | life

Reiki Me Up

Sometimes, the wheels can come off your life in slow motion. You don’t know it’s happening, you’re cruising along, but bit by bit, things just start to feel a little off. It starts with a weird feeling, then ends with you being down a bit of a rabbit hole of stress and anxiety, depression and...

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March 20, 2018 | life

The Journey to a Book

For years, people have told me I should write a book. I’d love to, but I never really felt I had one in me, so I blogged (and blogged and blogged). Then, around August 2016, when a publishing agent got in touch and said he thought I should write a book and he’d like to...

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January 20, 2018 | life

Of Love Lost

We all have those relationships that defined us in some way; perhaps your first love, the ultimate heartbreak or the holiday romance. Mine happened when I was 19. For a year and a half, this guy took me on all the highs and lows of love my young heart could handle. The remnants of that...

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December 12, 2017 | life

For Grammie

My grandmother passed away back in July of this year. She was 88, but I kind of always thought of her as being about 60. I haven’t really spoken about her passing because, well, it just wasn’t meant to happen yet. I’d have placed firm money on her living to be over 100. She drove,...

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October 8, 2017 | life

On Loneliness, Isolation and Being an Introvert

*Deep breath* Well, this is a pretty tough post to write. I’ve umm’d and ahh’d about whether or not to write it but I’ve reached a chuck-caution-to-the-wind kinda place and I’m just biting the bullet. So, here goes, confession time: I’ve been experiencing really heavy feelings of loneliness and isolation recently. And just admitting that...

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August 23, 2017 | life

The End of Anti-Ageing

The news last week that Allure magazine has banned use of the term ‘anti-ageing’ within its pages made me do a mighty air punch, because HELL YEAH (and also, ABOUT FRIKKIN’ TIME). This centuries-long obsession over remaining forever youthful is so boring. And while the taut skin and tight ass of our twenties is something...

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August 16, 2017 | life

Own Your Workout

We’re living in troubled times, my friends. The news is becoming increasingly sickening to watch. Between terrorist attacks, racist marches and a seemingly rapid descent into societal insanity, making it through a day can sometimes be stressful as hell and require every ounce of energy you have. So now, more than ever, we need to...

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