• Resources for calm, growth and self-reflection during isolation

    Right now, the current situation looks different for many people, with some people completely self-isolating (…

  • What makes a good life?

    One of the podcasts I particularly enjoy is The Good Life Unravelled by Elizabeth Dhokia.  …

  • Eat: Outside-In Food Court, Portsmouth

    Going out for dinner, or even ordering take-away inevitably results in a stand-off between Liam …

  • Why can’t I relax and do nothing?

    I remember some years ago a work colleague mentioned to me that she had gone …

  • Learning to surf with Planet Surf Camp, Fuerteventura
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    Learning to surf with Planet Surf Camp, …

    Prior to last month I had tried surfing twice in my life, and neither – I must admit – were particularly successful.  But always one to persevere (that’s a total lie, I am usually one to give up, throw a…

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    On travelling alone
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    On travelling alone

    I didn’t think I’d ever do this.  I didn’t think I’d ever need to.  But god knows I bore myself talking about ‘post-married life’ and ‘things that have happened since I became single’ and so I will speak on this…

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    Be a dead fish
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    Be a dead fish

    A couple of years ago I did a sort of psychometric test at work to help understand more about myself and how I interact with others (we’ve done tons of these at work but this one in particular is called…

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    My favourite places to eat in London
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    My favourite places to eat in London

    I’ve just returned from an amazing weekend in London celebrating Louise’s hen do with lots of other lovely ladies – including lots of eating, drinking and dancing.  I really love visiting London for the day or a weekend, and so…

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    Sleeping again – with the Nightly app
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    Sleeping again – with the Nightly app

    I’ve blogged and tweeted about my difficult relationship with sleep in the past – and lately, it’s become so much worse.  One morning, after what felt like weeks of lying awake all night (and FitBit telling me I was averaging…

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