daily life holiday travel

Video: Two weeks on the sunny side of the planet

Thursday, 19 January 2017

I’ve decided – I will never be a YouTuber. I edited this video for over 4 hours on Saturday and it took me 4 days to finally manage to get it to upload to YouTube! The first file I saved was 6 GB. As if that would ever work. I took down the quality and the second file was over 600 MB. Nope, no go. I cut out a minute of clips and took down the resolution as well as…

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Don’t eat weird stuff

  Every new year brings us a list of new ‘superfoods’. Apparently the next big thing is cockroach milk. Yup. Humanity has lost the plot. Let me tell you now – you do not need to pay money for and eat cockroach milk (or…

Saturday, 14 January 2017
crossfit sleep stuff I like thumbs up

Thumbs up things – January 2017

I dislike the month of January a lot. I’m just not a cold weather person AND it depresses me to see the whole world jumping on all kinds of detox / resolutions / new year-new me bandwagons. 80-90% of New Year’s Resolutions fail –…

Saturday, 14 January 2017
mental health

Can you cure depression by eating ‘right’?

Four years ago when I ended my parenting blog and started this one, I was going to cure my depression by eating right and exercising. I was convinced that it would be doable, after all it was (is) the age of all kinds of…

Sunday, 8 January 2017
fitness motivation

How to make fitness last longer than January

January has got to be the worst month to start going to the gym. It’s dark and depressing and gyms for the most part are dark and depressing. Yes, this is still a fitness-y blog but I do not like gyms. Those big open…

Friday, 6 January 2017

Cindy and Helen and Grace – BFFs. Fran – not so much.

Every December my Crossfit box does something called 12 Days of Crossfit. It means if you’re brave (or insane) enough you’ll go 12 consecutive days and in the end there’s a party (but everyone’s so sore by then that they just roll around the…

Tuesday, 13 December 2016