So H and I attended an engagement party yesterday for some family friends. 

And I will preface this now by saying no, I do not want to get engaged, certainly not now, but in the future, maybe. 

(However back to the point) The couple was as all newly engaged couples are; happy as can be. Happy as pigs in mud. So in love with each other that it radiated to all of us, and made us happy just to know that they are happy.

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‘And now Harry, let us step out into the night and pursue that flight temptress, adventure.’

Dumbledore – Harry Potter


So before I fell unwell last week, I have been really getting back into some of the things that I used to love but haven’t really kept up with in the hub-bub of early career madness and health difficulties. 

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‘I found it is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay.. small acts of kindness and love.’


So one of the things I really wanted to achieve on this blog is to keep it as honest as possible. And to be honest, I call a spade a spade, and if its a shit spade, I call it a shit spade.

So I really wanted to talk about struggling with exercise. I want to say I’m that person who bounces out of bed and or skips out of work and off to work out. I’m really not. 

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“Have I gone mad?”

“I’m afraid so. You’re entirely bonkers. But I’ll tell you a secret. All the best people are.”

Lewis Carroll


I recently found I was getting a lot of texture on my face, down along my chin. 

I left it alone for a while, thinking it would clear itself up. However the longer I left it, the redder it became and eventually it turned into large, angry pimples that were very sore and full of puss. 

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Health and wellness means many different things to many people. 

To some, it means living life to the fullest. To others, it can mean taking everything in moderation.

Some people love yoga, some people love running. Me, I’m more a pilates/swimming girl, but I’m trying to expand my exercise horizons. 

For the last year to eighteen months, I have been struggling with my health.

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