Living List Tick – Run a Spartan Race

It’s hard to know where to start with writing this post. It would be nice to be able to include video montages and tales of intense training, virtuous eating habits and lots of phrases about the race that involve verbs of how I managed to “attack”, “own” and “dominate” it – but the truth is far…

11 Years Blogging & 11 Things to Celebrate

Friends, I’ll be honest. I’m tired after a couple of 12-and-13 hour days of writing in a row. I was going to give myself the morning off before rolling up my sleeves and getting back to work but I can’t let today’s anniversary pass without mentioning it. So happy 11th birthday, dear blog. Here are…

Living List Tick – Spend a Week on a Tropical Island

  Adam had his 40th birthday earlier this year. Despite my best efforts to convince him otherwise, he was positive he didn’t want any fuss or party to document the occasion. What he did want – and I was more than happy to organise! – was a holiday to a warm place he could sit and…