• Health and Fitness

    Confession time… lockdown weight gain.

    A little confession, lockdown weight gain… Yes, it happened. Although I did exercise during lockdown, I gained weight. A whole stone has snuck on…yes 14lbs of fat. My diet somewhat went from being healthy to being…I think best described as… whatever. I’ve noted the weight gain, and where it all went wrong! As, there is no doubting it did go wrong. I have an underactive thyroid which sometimes makes my weight harder to control, and I know I had a bit of a blip with my thyroid in the midst of lockdown. But, I think I’m back on track now,…

  • Lifestyle

    Choosing the right dance style for you.

    Collaborative Post “Dance is the hidden language of the soul”― Martha Graham Martha Graham was not only an inspirational dancer and choreographer who reshaped American dance in the early twentieth century, but also a very wise woman. I really think a…

  • KIDS STUFF,  Reviews

    CAT Junior Crew – Toys review

    We were so excited to get to review CAT – Junior Crew toys! Like many children, my son loves diggers, so I knew we’d have fun trying these out! The toys are lightweight, but robust. Designed for children aged 2…

  • Lifestyle

    Gift Ideas For A History Lover Partner

    This Article Is Published In Partnership With Mediabuzzer. If your partner is a person who loves history, it would be nice to give them a gift that has a history of its own, and if you are planning a proposal…

  • Travel,  Uncategorized

    The Best Places To Fish In Australia

    This article is published in partnership with Mediabuzzer Image Source: Unsplash Australia is a brilliant country for many different types of sports, but it has some of the best fishing in the world. From fishing inland areas in streams and…

  • Health and Fitness

    Mental Health

    Collaborative Post I was contacted to share this graphic on Mental Health Misdiagnoses in Children. It highlights different causes with similar symptoms. I think sometimes it is hard for children – especially younger children – to explain if they are…

  • Lifestyle

    Sleepless in the heatwave.

    I enjoy the heat now as much as I did as a young adult. But, as I get older I do seem to struggle to sleep when the weather is hot. Or perhaps, I now need more sleep than I…

  • Health and Fitness,  Lifestyle

    Walking with my family.

    Walking with my family has been a highlight of lock-down. We have covered miles just pottering along the footpaths local to us. It’s become a bit of a habit that after dinner we will go out, and walk. To be…

  • Health and Fitness

    Mammogram – Info-graphic

    Collaborative Post What is a Mammogram? A mammogram is a form of breast screening, basically it’s an x-ray of breasts. But what happens when you have a mammogram? I have to be honest I had never thought about this, and…