Pump up the Volume

Despite being tired as a worn out shoe, I'm up in the small hours with a cup of chamomile tea for company. Apart from the obvious and most unwelcome  interruption to my beauty sleep, this little [Read More]

Sweets and Tweets

Last night I dreamt that I overslept and missed the start of the half marathon, and by the time I made it to the start line, all the other runners were well on their way. I started the race - better [Read More]

Movie Motivation

I'm pleased I make it to pump this morning. I pump iron like it's going out of fashion and feel strong as an ox. I'm back to the weights I was lifting before I hurt my back, which seems like aeons [Read More]

Quiche Lorraine Frittata

Serves 3 This is a fine frittata - easy and versatile. It can be easily doubled to feed a crowd and eaten hot, warm or cold. It's  super served up as a speedy supper and equally perfect for a [Read More]

The Need to Feed

I took the left overs of the lovely Donna Hay's Lemon Yoghurt Cake to the Pub2Pub - I thought it would make a good post-run-pick-me-up or a nice teatime treat for later. The cake was a big hit with [Read More]


I'm out of bed with a hop, a skip and a jump. Hooray! Today's the day I'm going to run my first Pub2Pub - all 13km of it! Who needs friends with benefits, when you have friends with wheels? Today [Read More]

All Appliance Saturday

Today, I'm going to enjoy a little of what I fancy and I don't waste any time! I'm up bright and early and stretch my legs with a 5km rock around the block before hitting the scales hard with a [Read More]

Thermomix Weight Watchers Pumpkin Soup

Serves 3 generously I eat this soup when I'm back on the Weight Watchers train, and I eat it even when I'm not, because it's that easy and that delicious. In fact, it's one of my favourite [Read More]

Shower Power

Monika's baby may not have arrived but the day to have the baby shower certainly has! It's pretty exciting. Let's think pink - there's balloons, there's banners and there's baby baking ...and lots of [Read More]