On my bookshelf – On Beauty

Zadie Smith's books have been on my 'to read' list for as long as I can remember, and White Teeth has been sitting on my bookshelf, unread, for almost as long. I picked up On Beauty for pennies a few months ago and read it almost straight away, finding it a lot funnier than I … Continue reading On my bookshelf – On Beauty


Oh, October

Time just keeps on keeping on, doesn't it? September was 'blink-and-you'll-miss-it' and went by in a whirl of work, work, running, and a bit more work. It's a busy time, and alongside Paul starting college and picking up as many dj (and other) jobs he can, we've not been doing a massive amount other than, … Continue reading Oh, October

On exercise, and the Indian Queens Half Marathon

I’m still riding high on the endorphins from yesterday’s half marathon so I wanted to get my thoughts on paper (err, screen) before I dip back into lethargy, apathy and general sloth-dom. So in case it wasn’t clear, the Indian Queens Half Marathon went FANTASTICALLY WELL and I whizzed around the course in 20 degree … Continue reading On exercise, and the Indian Queens Half Marathon