Self-Confidence, Self-Esteem & Self-Care

March 9th, 2020|0 Comments

Today on the blog I’m talking all things self, self-esteem, self-confidence and self-care. I often feel that a lack of the aforementioned leads to some sort of self-punishment under the guise that we are treating [...]

Tending to the Most Important Relationship in our Lives

February 16th, 2020|0 Comments

It is the month of love and so I wanted to pass comment on the most important relationship in our lives, the one that brings us true happiness and forms the foundation from which we [...]

Simple Steps to Improve Wellbeing by Reducing Chemical Exposure

February 9th, 2020|0 Comments

  This time of year, so many of us are looking at where we can strip back to be healthier, thinner and more beautiful. Is it me, or do a lot of us follow that [...]

Mental Clutter; 5 Ways to create space

January 20th, 2020|0 Comments

Do you ever feel like there are just too many tabs open? Only today was I sent an article about being ‘Always On’ and how hi-tech work culture is hitting family life, and the thing [...]

Intension Setting

January 13th, 2020|0 Comments

I’ve got the feeling that this year is going to be one of those game changing times where the stars align, and all is well. Recently I’ve been reading into numerology and have discovered that [...]

Skandi Salad

December 16th, 2019|0 Comments

Any season is salad season as far as I'm concerned. I like this one served warm, it's delicious as it is or you could serve with a side of smoked salmon. The flavours remind me [...]

The Art of Appreciation

December 9th, 2019|0 Comments

You know it’s a buzz word when you see it plastered on the cover of every notebook going. For some I’m sure they work very nicely however for me and I’m sure many others having [...]

Self-Love Acai Bowl

November 29th, 2019|0 Comments

There is no right way to get on the self-love train but one thing that is certain is that everything is connected so making small improvements in one area of life will have a positive [...]

The Occasional Potato

November 20th, 2019|0 Comments

I was deep in conversation with a fellow health practitioner when it dawned on me that the world of health, fitness and nutrition has become utterly confusing. I had to have an internal laugh when [...]

Perfect Porridge Four Ways

August 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day as far as I am concerned and is something I always (without fail) make a priority. A good brekky is one of the first things I [...]

Shiitake Mushroom Omelette

August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and this is why I sometimes have it for lunch too. This is such a simple recipe you could have it before work or like I [...]

Vegan Lifestyle: Friend or Foe?

August 18th, 2016|0 Comments

I have often been asked if I follow a vegan diet, I am also asked by friends and family if being vegan is healthy, and often people come to me and share that they are [...]

Clean, lean, pancake eating machine!

February 9th, 2016|0 Comments

This is not one for the faint hearted, dizzy with carb overload and totally guilt-free. A winning combination for a post-workout refuel, especially post workout on Shrove Tuesday. This little pancake fix gives slow release [...]

Sketch – Conduit Street London

February 5th, 2016|1 Comment

I feel somewhat out of place categorising this very special ‘date’ as a lifestyle blog. Sketch seems to epitomise almost all of my lifestyle aspirations. It’s fun, quirky and impeccably stylish. The food was fantastic [...]

Hearty Spanish Stir-Fry

February 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Please excuse the photo, it wasn't my intention to blog this recipe, it was just too good not to! Stir fries needn't be loveless and unsatisfying. I can't be the only one who just finds [...]

Pilates: Neutral Spine

January 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Neutral spine possibly the most difficult thing to understand in a Pilates class, but understanding what it is and why it matters is key to your practice! Usually us instructors will ask yo to imagine [...]

Oh Balls!

January 12th, 2016|0 Comments

One thing I am keenly working on is eating the right thing at the right time to always feel tip top. This can be difficult with a haphazard schedule and one thing I miss more [...]


January 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Resolutions to my mind are something to be enjoyed and there to enrich the year to come. They should fill you with excitement and purpose. This year I'm starting late, it's taken me a little [...]

Why oh why should January be so dry!

January 6th, 2016|0 Comments

This week can be one of the most testing of the year, albeit our motivation is running on high following a glut indulgence. But kicking the cravings of the beginnings of some bad habits isn't [...]

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Champagne is a good idea: Hurrah!

December 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

Champagne is a good idea: Hurrah! As a nutritional advisor I am often asked about alcohol, particularly for advise on how to work around the fact that not many of you want to go teetotal. [...]

Breakfast: Sweet Potato Muffins

December 17th, 2015|0 Comments

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, it’s essential to make sure we eat a substantial brekky to avoid sugar highs and lows and the subsequent cravings throughout the day. I absolutely love [...]

Festive Felicity : Petersham Nurseries

December 14th, 2015|Comments Off on Festive Felicity : Petersham Nurseries

Festive Felicity : Petersham Nurseries I’ve wanted to visit Petersham Nurseries for sometime and I’m so glad this weekend provided the perfect opportunity to head over to Richmond for such an adventure. It was the [...]

Passion is beauty & beauty is passion

March 6th, 2015|0 Comments

Passion is beauty & beauty is passion ‘Passion is beauty and beauty is passion’, Romeo Gigli. Spring is the most perfect time to invest in a little inspiration to harness our prana, chi, internal energy [...]

Pilates for Skiers

February 19th, 2015|0 Comments

Nothing beats ‘free-falling’at speed down the slopes other than doing it gracefully with control! I was amazed at how much changing my training routine and getting strong helped me keep up on my first ever [...]

10 Reasons Skiing Beats Ibiza

January 29th, 2015|0 Comments

I am a firm believer that everybody deserves a chapter in their life called Ibiza, in fact I don't think I'm quite out of that chapter yet myself. Here are my 10 top reasons why [...]

Perfectly Parisian

January 24th, 2015|0 Comments

They say a picture can say a thousand words, this pretty much sums up the way I see the world, if only I could speak in imagery. There is no complex meaning or subtle under [...]

French Festivities

December 16th, 2014|0 Comments

What better way to kick start the merriment than with a weekend in Paree. A little treat for my beloved, and a weekend away in the city of lurve for me! We left early Friday [...]

Breakfast Cocktails

December 3rd, 2014|0 Comments

Breakfast Cocktails was exactly what he said when he saw my little Sunday morning bircher which followed on from Saturday night cocktails. This is one of my favourite breakfasts, it’s super smart, nice and easy. [...]

diVino, Hvar

November 28th, 2014|0 Comments

diVino provided us with the best nights of our trip to Hvar and is the reason I would want to revisit the sunniest island on the Adriatic. So a worthy blog to sum up are [...]

Juice of the Morning to ya!!

November 19th, 2014|0 Comments

If I see one more juice on instagram I might just scream! The media is as serious fault when it come to our health. Things are promoted in so many different ways and different lights, [...]

From Hvar, To Milna, with love!

November 7th, 2014|0 Comments

For anyone who fancies them self as a Bear Grylls this is the perfect adventure. On waking up with a slight hangover we decide the best option is to head out for a walk taking [...]

Gariful, Hvar

November 5th, 2014|0 Comments

Pre-Hvar I had been told about the food and I was looking forward to indulging. Gariful was the first in a rather long line of places I was excited to be munching my way through. [...]

Hvar, Croatia

October 31st, 2014|0 Comments

I've been looking forward to writing up about our visit to Hvar and reliving our holiday. We arrived late Saturday afternoon the first thing I thought as we walked through the port was; 'I'm so [...]

Versus Vegan

October 30th, 2014|0 Comments

My love for food runs deep and the topic is never far from my lips and if I'm not putting it in I'm spouting off about it. One of my fabulous clients mentioned the negatives [...]

Pause for thought…

October 27th, 2014|0 Comments

Whether you take Pilates, yoga, run, swim, sit or fly. PAUSE for thought (maybe not even thought maybe just to experience that moment and to feel.) We live at a time whereby we are constantly [...]

Why RAW Rocks

October 23rd, 2014|0 Comments

Raw food seems to be in the press rather a lot these days, I'm forever coming across raw recipes and raw reasons, increasingly I see Raw 'cook' books, raw restaurants and most importantly raw chocolate, [...]

Nama, or as I think of it – Nom Nom a!

September 30th, 2014|0 Comments

Nama, is a wonderful little artisan raw food specialist situatated in a quiet little spot on Notting Hill and it is simply too good too miss so I felt the need to re-enter the blogging [...]

Eat Slaw, It’s Raw and OKay if you want MORE!!

May 16th, 2014|0 Comments

I'm a little obsessed with SLAW! I gave some tips on how to save time and this is a great for busy people. Slaw is best after leaving to sit to marinade, I make it [...]

Because life’s too short not to!

April 10th, 2014|0 Comments

A question I am frequently being asked at the moment is how on earth do I find the time to eat the way I do; I simply think that life is too short not to. [...]

I Fancied Slaw

March 25th, 2014|0 Comments

So I took the night off and what an incredible night it was. I had managed to get some Bombay Bicycle Club tickets before Christmas and I somehow managed to not tell the boy until [...]

When in Dam

March 21st, 2014|0 Comments

Amsterdam, it's the first time I've been and frankly it won't be the last. From the moment we arrived I was overwhelmed with inspiration, why has it taken me so long to make time for [...]

Mazzo, Rozengracht

March 21st, 2014|0 Comments

Slightly out of town sits Mazzo, an Italian trattoria which is housed in a once notorious nightclub. It's interior is impressive, modern, industrial yet warm and inviting. We opt to sit at a bar table [...]

Spring and Salad

March 17th, 2014|0 Comments

Spring has arrived and totally inspired my taste buds. Be gone with you root veg and welcome in the salads. Water Melon, Feta and Mint Salad with Pulled Pork I seem to have adopted my [...]

This Valentines

February 20th, 2014|0 Comments

Unlike any other morning this year I woke up bright and early excited not so much about the day but about my SECRET I couldn't to spill the beans. Really I should be asking my [...]

Last Valentines

February 12th, 2014|0 Comments

Well what can I say, it was in one word, incredible! An entirely secret weekend awaited and I had no idea. I’m like a Magpie loving anything small and shiny and my boy didnt hold back with thoughtful gift, he booked us in at Nobu knowing my love for Sushi.  Possibly the best sushi I have ever encountered. […]

Get More Workshop

February 10th, 2014|0 Comments

This week Olistica Pilates presented the 'Get More' Workshop, the workshop was designed to aid understanding of the method giving a bit of an overview to a select group of dedicated clients.I was nervous to [...]

The Blind Date

February 4th, 2014|0 Comments

I love a blind date. The anticipation, preparation and excitement. I am a self confessed thrill seeker, I love excitement, recently I read that this was a negative trait my belief is that it depends [...]

Winter Solstice at The Duck and Waffle

January 23rd, 2014|0 Comments

Each year I go through the same routine, October arrives and with it an onset of seasonally affected changes mainly a dip in mood, a bout of anxiety and a loss of creativity. But no [...]