10 things you need for a long hospital stay

When you head for a planned overnight stay in hospital, you are helpfully given a list of things to bring; a dressing gown, some clean pants, your toothbrush and you’ll be covered for most eventualities.…

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My 30 day yoga challenge

I have always thought that yoga wasn’t for me; I was neither flexible nor spiritual enough to enjoy it’s touted benefits. I favoured pilates, which I have been practicing now for over 14 years. It’s…

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10 Ways To Go Plastic Free In 2019

A decade ago, I was working at Greenpeace International in Amsterdam and easily living a sustainable lifestyle. I cycled everywhere, shopped locally from my neighbourhood zero waste store and due to the insanely high price…

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2019 goals

I have never been one for sticking with New Year’s Resolutions, despite my good intentions. I aim too high and inevitably fail. This year, rather than a restrictive list of don’ts, I am setting some…

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Five years later.

I have written something every year on the anniversary of the accident ranging from the tearfully thankful to the self-pitying and angry. I have marked the day both by celebrating my achievements and howling at…

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