Category Archives: Health & Beauty

Pineapple: Clear Skin, Tasty Snack

Er…that’s it really… But I suppose if I’m going to call myself a blogger (though right now I’m leaning more heavily towards a “Chocolate Taster” title), I will go ahead and expand on the situation for your mind-boggling-amount-of-internet-information pleasure. Word … Continue reading

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Orange Heaven

I know you think I’m talking about Terry’s Chocolate Orange, but I’m not. I’m not even talking about dark chocolate with orange crispy bits. In fact, I’m not even talking about chocolate. It’s these hanging, hugging, private, comfy, cosy meditation … Continue reading

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Scheduling: The Only Way Shit Might Get Done

“If you want something done, ask a busy man!” That’s what they say. I accidentally said this to the graphic designer friend who’d just agreed to work on my next book cover on her own time, despite being both busy … Continue reading

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Green Smoothie Madness: A Happy & Healthy St Paddy’s Day!

Happy St Patrick’s day! If, like me, your diet is in severe need of a health boost, and probably one to five less Lindt Lindor chocolates for breakfast, then this is your lucky day. If you can feel lucky about … Continue reading

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A Day At The Spa

Or was it just a ten minute shower? I particularly love showers. Especially relaxed evening showers where you spend three hours completing three minor grooming tasks while continuously rubbing the body moisturiser in, yet you’re still oily and sticky climbing into … Continue reading

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Charity Pot As Hair Cream: That’s Lush!

I didn’t moisturise my face for ages – years! Then I popped a sprog and my skin changed; seems I couldn’t take in enough fat and oils even with a 24/7 intravenous setup. Although I didn’t actually attempt this. I … Continue reading

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INSPIRgram

“You do yoga?” They were both looking at me in surprise. “What?…I…I…stand…on the free yoga mat from some yoghurt coupons several years ago…because several years before that I did a few yoga beginner courses…so I stretch…and bend, sometimes…” Ok no … Continue reading

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Brush Your Face

Skin brushing; it’s recommended again and again and again, it feels energising and rejuvenating, it reveals soft, plump skin and improves circulation while reducing cellulite…but when would you be bothered doing it? Like a lot of things in life worth doing, … Continue reading

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Fine Legs, A Wide Smile and a Happy Heart

I love walking; proper, brisk walking, not your lazy, lolling, pointless stroll. Don’t get me wrong – there’s a place for pointless strolling. Plenty of places in fact, and in these places it becomes rather point-full! – while eating icecream, … Continue reading

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Antipodes Serum and Night Cream: My New Best Friends

The skin on my face and neck has been so dry recently. It’s quite unusual indeed. I’m not sure whether it’s the winter chill and winds or the heating or the breastfeeding sucking every drop of fats and oils from my body … Continue reading

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