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Sunday 10-11. Rotherhithe & Stories

Yesterday was an absolutely beautiful day. Crisp and cool but still sunny. It’s been raining basically non-stop for weeks now. Or at least that’s what it feels like. Especially at the weekends which is typically the only time we can enjoy the outdoors. Coupled…

November 11, 2019
Trinity Bridge The Backs Cambridge

The Backs – Cambridge

Hello, my name’s Sarah and I am a Cambridge native. Cambridge is my home town and I love going back there. Especially in the summer. There is nothing more glorious than sitting on the grass by the river in the sun, reading a good…

August 19, 2019
Lemon Poppy seed muffins

Lemon and Poppy Seed Muffin Recipe

In the summer when I fancy something sweet, I always veer towards light and fruity desserts, and to me there is no better smell than fresh lemon zest, and smelling it in the summer is particularly invigorating. These low-fat healthy(ish) lemon and poppy seed…

July 23, 2019
Banana Oat Protein Smoothie

Banana Oat Protein Smoothie

My favourite thing to have in the morning is a smoothie. I’m not big on just fruit and veg smoothies though, they have to have some substance to them otherwise I just get hungry in half an hour and grab a KitKat. My banana…

July 17, 2019

How I look after my cacti and other succulents

I’m basically rubbish at looking after most plants. I forget to water them and I accidentally leave some in the light for too long or forget to re-pot them. I’m surprisingly successful with cacti and other succulents though. Perhaps because they are so easy…

July 12, 2019

Advice I’d Give My Younger Self

On the 14th June I turned 30! 3-0. Honestly, for most of my life this age seemed so far away. To me it was (and still is) a monumental age. I used to think that by now I’d have a husband, a house and…

June 24, 2019
tips to start exercise and get fit

How to start exercising – 5 tips

I started exercising about four years ago. I started from near bottom. I was a decent enough swimmer and used to participate in team sports when I was younger, but doing anything remotely althetic in my adult years made me feel really self-conscious. Now…

June 5, 2019

Being strong is about giving up, sometimes

I’ve drafted and re-drafted this post many times, and thought about it over and over in my head to try to perfectly convey exactly how I am thinking. Which is quite difficult. You know, when you are younger, people would value perseverance. “ooh look…

June 5, 2019