Sleep is (not) for the weak

I can’t function on less than 8 hours’ sleep. And I have to say that sleeping is now one of my favourite past times. In…

Forget counting calories, it’s all about the fibre

Forget counting calories, it’s all about the fibre Well, kinda. I’m nearly finished reading the excellent: 10% Human: How Your Body’s Microbes Hold the Key…

I’m crap at multitasking and so are you

Women are crap at multitasking. Whatever you think you know about the superiority of the female race and our innate ability to perform more than…

Swim state of mind

I swim for the sweet, timeless middle. Where I count, and breathe, and glide. Where, for a little while, I’m not a hassled mother, a…

Hourly yoga = doable

I work from home. I write. All day. In between dropping my kids at school and picking them up again. I try to swim three…