How To Hygge – Scotland Style

4 MINUTE READ It’s impossible, between October and March, to spend an aimless hour on Google or pick up a magazine, without coming across some gorgeous Nordic-type telling you how to be more Hygge. Ah yes, Hygge, I hear you mumble as you try to pronounce it (apparently it’s Hoo-guh…

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6 Signs You’re Rockin’ Midlife

4 Minute Read Midlife. So when does that kick in? Well, hold on to your G-string, I’ve been doing a bit of Googling and, cue the DRUUUUUM ROLL… Actually, can we cancel the drum roll. You see, it appears that there’s no consensus as to when you hit midlife. Some experts…

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Fancy a Sizzle or a Thrill? 7 Great reads for Autumn

5 MINUTE READ In theory, I love autumn. The chill in the air. The colours. Long walks on crisp leaves. The reality is, however, you slip your way through soggy leaves, your umbrella blowing inside out as conkers whack you on the head. However, what I really do love about…

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What to do when you reach your OMG Weight – Part 2

5 MINUTE READ  So how it’s all gone down since I reached my OMG Weight and stepped away from the muffin?  Errrrm , not so well, actually . Yeah, I’ve moved a bit more and eaten a wee bit less but jeez… how boring is watching what you eat (and drink)?…

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What to do when you reach your OMG Weight – Part 1

5 MINUTE READ Most people I know have an OMG Weight. Regardless of how much over your ideal weight it is – it might be 1lb it might be 100lbs – it kicks in when you step on the scales, look down, screw up your nose, adjust the little wheel…

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Fancy getting a dog? PART 2 – How I got on renting one for a week.

5 MINUTE READ Preface  Have I mentioned that I have a bit of a crush on Bill Nighy?  You know that rather suave actor who played the ageing rock star in Love Actually. Well I do. It’s not as big a crush as I have on Rick Stein but it’s still…

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Fancy getting a dog? PART 1 – I’ve rented one for a week!

5 MINUTE READ  When I say rented, I don’t mean that I‘ve paid like actual money and someone will send me a random dog. Au contraire, I’ve signed up to Barking Mad, which is a rather clever business that matches dog owners, who don’t want to put their darling doggy…

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