Month: September 2016

FITNESS // 4 Ways to Build a Better Bum (+ a Workout)

FITNESS // 4 Ways to Build a Better Bum (+ a Workout)

How times have changed.   Ten years ago if someone commented that my bum looked big, I would have been devastated. In 2016 receiving a comment like this has the opposite reaction. Pert and curvy derrieres are having a major moment, so how do you […]

LIFESTYLE // 29 Years Old. Might as Well Be 30, Right? Wrong.

LIFESTYLE // 29 Years Old. Might as Well Be 30, Right? Wrong.

Today is my 29th birthday, which seems to have crept up on me. In fact I only realised last night that I would no longer be 28, and to be honest I had barely gotten used to 26…! I might as well be 30. Right? […]

FITNESS // 3 reasons why HIIIT will give you a lean physique

FITNESS // 3 reasons why HIIIT will give you a lean physique

  High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) involves alternating short periods of intense anaerobic exercise with less-intense recovery periods. Like low intensity steady state cardio (LISS) it is primarily cardiovascular and designed to raise your heart rate, however unlike LISS it also incorporates resistance training. Therefore […]

REVIEW // Irvins Brasserie, North Shields

REVIEW // Irvins Brasserie, North Shields

On a sunny Saturday lunch time in September I visited Irvins Brasserie, a relaxed restaurant-meets-café situated on North Shield’s fish quay. The building is spacious and light with clean, modern furnishings that complement the mixture of exposed and painted brick walls, industrial fixtures and green plants.