I love Foodie Pen Pals. End of. My Penpal this month was the very lovely Lin, of http://linsfood.com/ and she sent me a stonking parcel. I wish computers had smell-o-vision already, I recieved such a beautifully fragrant package! Lin’s Homemade Curry Powder – which we tried a smidge of in Fishcakes. Honestly, just the memory of them is making me hungry… I may have to put in a repeat order… Multi-coloured Pasta – I’m saving… View Post

Olympic Camping

Olympic Camping

Camping, oh how I love thee. Oh how I hate thee. Forgetting the Olympic opening ceremony was on, we accepted a lovely invitation to go Camping with a group of really good friends.  Our 5.5mile tramp, skirting beautiful lakes.. Our home for the weekend, sleeping under the Stars (a 101 in 1001 goal!) It was cosy, very very cosy and one of the harder things about Camping – like our friend said when he… View Post

Postcrossing

Postcrossing

Another wee hobby I’ve picked up recently is Postcrossing. Such a nice thing to be dropped in your mailbox “a Postcard exchange project that invites everyone to send and recieve postcards from random places in the world”. You +1’d this publicly. Undo Todays Workout: 55minutes Treadmill at 6.3kph

Average, and nice

Average, and nice

It’s been a pretty quiet week this week so far; Foodie Penpal Packages! Scrummy Vege box Tropical Fruit Smoothie Smoothie Bowls Chillin’ Sometimes I love my job Because the best thing to celebrate an althetic competition is mini-cupcakes, right? Bunny Rabbit free journeys Zuuuuuuuumba! Chocolate Frozen Yoghurt. Nom.

Ealing, Queen of the London ‘burbs

Ealing, Queen of the London ‘burbs

I’m going to geek out for just one minute, I promise. I have a strange fascination with English place names – towns, streets, boroughs, you name it, I’m fascinated by it. I think it may stem from the fact that alongside traditional Maori names, such as Taumata­whakatangihanga­koauau­o­tamatea­turi­pukakapiki­maunga­horo­nuku­pokai­whenua­kitanatahu and Whangamata, New Zealand has so many hearkening back to the settlers; Wellington, Cambridge, Dunedin. I digress, anyway… As per my training plan for the walking half-marathon in… View Post