Birthday blog

Last week was my birthday. This year, somehow, from not having organised any festivities and being consumed by the usual denial and panic of yet another year passing with terrifying rapidity, I seem to have experienced the best birthday on record. It began the Tuesday before with a night of fizz and gossip with one [...]

Marathon fever – London

Running a marathon is something I used to think other people did. Don't get me wrong, I love running, but I never really thought that my legs could take 26 miles of it, or at least that was the case, until recently... The seeds were sewn back in February when my running friend Bex and [...]

Let them eat (vegan) cake

For those tempted to abstain from animal produce for Lent, or those just looking to cut down on dairy products more generally, here is proof that you don't need to give up cake!