45) Boxing Bootcamps and Work Boots

My favourite part of marathon training was by far the carb loading, my god do I love a good carb! Apart from being oh so satisfying it also really helped with the energy levels during training. Now that the marathon is over I have found it extremely difficult to break it to my body that... Continue Reading →

44) Trial periods and Toilet seats

Weeks 2 and 3 on the building site: All farting, burping and swearing has resumed as normal on site, I'm taking this to mean that I have been accepted as one of them. Luckily I bought myself some radio earmuffs, they'r excellent for blocking out the sound of the hammers, drills and men's bodily noises. ... Continue Reading →

43) Paint and Port-a-loos

Those of you who know me quite well will know that I recently made a huge career change. Basically I got to the point in my job where I could do it with my eyes closed, I was too comfortable, that for me is the kiss of death to any job/activity. I like to be... Continue Reading →

41) Petrol-Pump-Pilates

I skimmed through an article yesterday about how we should all incorporate exercise into our everyday lives. I thought to myself "Well this doesn't really apply to me, I'm pretty active and healthy." Then I paused and took a look at myself...I was lying on the couch with a glass of wine in one hand,... Continue Reading →

Technophobe…

I have hundreds of postcards, if you come to my house u will see postcards on the walls, on the fridge, inbetween pages of books, I found a postcard in my sock drawer yesterday... After years of collecting postcards I have decided that I really want to start making my own and so Irish Kiwi... Continue Reading →

39) Technophobe…

I have hundreds of postcards, if you come to my house u will see postcards on the walls, on the fridge, inbetween pages of books, I found a postcard in my sock drawer yesterday... After years of collecting postcards I have decided that I really want to start making my own and so Irish Kiwi... Continue Reading →

36) Winter (not so) Wonderland

Yesterday morning the residents of Queenstown opened the curtains to discover the town covered in a blanket of snow, snowboarders and skiers delighted, tourists made snowmen and kids threw snowballs.   However for those of us who live in an apartment built for summer with no double glazing on the windows or insulation in the... Continue Reading →

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