The joy of a two-workout day

If you’re anything like me you probably do one workout then feel angelic, if a little achy, for the rest of the day. I often tell myself that over-exercising is bad for me and that I shouldn’t work out more than once in a day. That, of course, is an excuse...
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Why you need to stop waiting for motivation

Motivation is a funny thing. Sometimes we have those days when we’re ready to sit down and plan our lives, prep some meals or hit the gym. Then other days the motivation just isn’t there. If you want to get anywhere in life and reach your goals –...
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Why your sedentary job is killing you and how to fix it

Sitting down all day is one of the worst things we can do for our health, so take some action to combat against it now!

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How to stay fresh when you cycle to work

I’m a sweater, any moderate exercise and I’m red in the face and slightly sticky. This is fine when I’m killing it at the gym but not so good when I’m cycling to work. Most of the time I work from home but occasionally I’ll do freelance...
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What I’m Wearing

OOTD: The green jacket

I recently joined brand new messaging app Huayu in London to celebrate the launch of the app. It lets you add game filters to your images so you can challenge your friends to complete a range of games and puzzles before they can see you full picture and message. I...

OOTD: Team Boss

Last weekend I headed to the epic Anglesey circuit to watch Turn Eight Racing in action. It was an amazing experience at an amazing track but we just didn’t get the results we wanted. Gavin Johnson picked up two fifth places, which isn’t bad considering...
Jess Shanahan

Jess Shanahan


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Your guide on this journey through patterns, engines and beautiful parts of the world.


The joy of a two-workout day

The joy of a two-workout day

If you’re anything like me you probably do one workout then feel angelic, if a little achy, for the rest of the day. I often tell myself that over-exercising is bad for me and that I shouldn’t work out more than once in a day. That, of course, is an excuse...
6 healthy slow cooker recipes for winter

6 healthy slow cooker recipes for winter

While it’s still quite mild here in Norfolk, the dark evenings and foggy mornings are making me long for hearty, warming food. With my kitchen out of action for a couple of weeks while we have all new units, work tops and units installed, I’m limited to...

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Gents, find your perfect jacket

Gents, find your perfect jacket

There’s a wealth of information out there for women on choosing clothes for their body types but there’s not quite as much advice out there for men. That’s why I thought I’d share this infographic from Superdry. It details exactly the kinds of...
OOTD: The green jacket

OOTD: The green jacket

I recently joined brand new messaging app Huayu in London to celebrate the launch of the app. It lets you add game filters to your images so you can challenge your friends to complete a range of games and puzzles before they can see you full picture and message. I...

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