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Apple & Almond Quinoa Porridge

These Apple and Almond Quinoa Porridge pots were born out of boredom. I LOVE oats, porridge and cereal, but wanted to switch breakfast up a bit. I didn’t want to break too much from the norm, just a slight variation and quinoa seemed to fit! Quinoa is pretty spesh –…

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Theatre Review – The We Plays

The We Plays are two one-person, one-act plays both written by Andrew Maddock.  On at The Hope Theatre until the 15th October. Both plays touch on similar themes of anxiety, loneliness, starting a family and violence, and both are told with an element of spoken word poetry.   The first,…

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A Selfless Good Deed

If you’re between the ages of 30 and 50 (and live on planet earth) chances are you’ve seen the FRIENDS episode where Joey bets Phoebe there’s no such thing as a selfless good deed… A few months ago a photographer I follow on Instagram started posting photos of her time…

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To Tattoo Or Not To Tattoo

My Guide to Getting Inked A large percentage of my business is tattoo removal.  In fact, I lecture on the subject and have my tattoo removal lasers made to my specs. I’m convinced that the minimum age for tattoos should be 25.  Most of the tattoos I remove were done…

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Texts From Last Night

Have you been on that website? Textsfromlastnight.com There’s a phone app too and for a time a couple of summers ago I would look at it all the time, so much funny stuff on there, mostly drunken adventures and sexual mishaps and all hilarious. It’s all anonymous and you choose…

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Gluten Free Raspberry and Walnut Cake

Gluten Free Raspberry & Walnut Cake Ingredients 120g gluten free flour  80g gluten free oats (or gf oat flour)  1 tsp gluten free baking powder  180g unsalted butter (room temperature)  190g caster sugar  2 medium eggs (at room temperature)  1 tsp vanilla essence  90ml whole milk  200g fresh raspberries 75g…

Flashback Friday • In Search of Beauty

By Alex Silver   It is soon to be ten years ago that I embarked on a cultural adventure that would forever re-define and re-ignite my love of beauty. Packing up my comfortable and established London life, my new-born baby daughter and I commenced our travels; which would eventually span…

Flashback Friday – Protein Waffle Batons

Now I know not many people have one but we have found it an incredibly valuable investment. Especially when cutting down for a bikini season or getting ready to squeeze back into the little black dress for party season. Whenever its visual over edible everyone always feels deprived and of…

Vegan Choco krispies

Usually my baking creations are invented because of an impending event or request, but these Vegan Choco Krispies were born out of lust. A purely selfish bake – I wanted chocolate, I wanted coconut oil, I wanted something crunchy but fudgey and I didn’t want to feel too bad about…

Dairy Free Tropical Fruit Loaf

Dairy Free Tropical Fruit Loaf by BakingBright Myself and my other half have given up a few indulgent treats for Lent, so I wanted to make something that will satisfy our sweet tooth, but, also something that we would actually look forward to eating too! I asked him what sort…

Pistachio Power Balls

Pistachio Power Balls by BakingBright I love snacking. One of my fellow cast members on the tour I am on calls me a little rabbit – always in the corner munching on something (leave your dirty jokes at the door please…!). ‘Healthy’ snacking can be challenging sometimes, so here is…

Do you need a social Media Cleanse?

Social Media Cleanse By Rosie Campbell I think it’s really important to surround ourselves with the right people. During the latter years of my eating disorder, I lived alone. I had a job that paid well and I valued my independence, but living alone meant that some of my obscure…

Double Chocolate Protein Cookies

Double Chocolate Protein Cookies by BakingBright Double Chocolate PROTEIN cookies??? Why the extra protein I hear you ask? I’ve decided to venture out of my comfort zone at the gym – which would have usually consisted of a lot of running – and I have started to lift some weights….

DeadPool Movie Review

Deadpool I was asked to write this review as I’ve been a Deadpool fan for sometime. I have been waiting for this movie since Ryan Reynold’s (half) took on the role for Wolverine Origins in 2009 and since 2010 an IMDB page has been up declaring the movie in pre-production….

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What Should I Be Eating?

For those of you that aren’t aware, I spent the latter half of last year working on my own nutrition book. This hit the Amazon ebook shelves at the beginning of this month to allow anyone wanting to kick off 2016 with a health and fitness regime to do so…

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YOU NEED A THINKING PARTNER, NOT AN ECHO CHAMBER

In a previous lifetime I was a Team Building Instructor, and had the pleasure of working with some of the great corporate behemoths of our time: ING Group, PriceWaterhouse and GlaxoSmithKline, to name but a few. Once deployed on a mission, we would organise theatrical “corporate kidnappings”, where the Grande…

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Vegan Cranberry & Pecan Upside Down Cakes

Ingredients for Vegan Cranberry & Pecan Upside Down Cakes 2 tbsp chia/flax seeds 6 tbsp water 150g fresh cranberries 55g golden syrup (+ extra for drizzling) 75g pecans 150g wholemeal flour 70g oats 1/2 tsp baking powder 140g caster sugar 40g sunflower oil (+ a little extra for greasing) 175ml…

This year I have my look sorted…Jumpsuit Time!

Jump to the beat…It’s Jumpsuit time! Au revoir 2015 and your bad-ass self! 2016, I’m ready for you, so let’s start you with a bang…New Year’s Eve aka Party, PARTY TIME!! I’ve been blessed to have experienced and celebrated New Years in a variety of ways. From romantic meals for…

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How Long Should I Train For?

How Long Should I Train For? by Sean Lerwill If you were following my ramblings last year on social media, you may be aware that from May – Sept I decided to stop using a gym; choosing instead to exercise at home/in the park with my bodyweight, rollout wheels, a…

Choosing The Right Training For You

 Choosing The Right Training For You by Sean Lerwill Compliance is one of the buzzwords within nutrition at the moment and has been for a few years. The idea being that if something isn’t at least in part easy, enjoyable and achievable for an individual with their lifestyle that they won’t…

We Just Want To Wish You All A Very

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