The ‘Dry January’ experience

Well. I made it. It's the end of the month and I haven't had a single beer. Or any other form of alcohol. And the experience was...underwhelming? Maybe I wasn't drinking enough previously to feel the magical improvements in my mind and body that all the Dry January commentators wrote about. Maybe the amount of… Continue reading The ‘Dry January’ experience

Getting into the swing of new routines…

I'll be the first to admit that my self-discipline has evaporated over the Christmas holiday, with a lot less movement and a lot more eating and drinking. Probably my worst new habit has been the sheer amount of time I spend on the sofa! Sometimes I'm afraid I'm going to physically bond with it and… Continue reading Getting into the swing of new routines…

A visit to the sauna would be perfect right now

There's a definite chill in the air in London at the moment. I don't mind the cold, as long as it's not accompanied by rain, but today it seemed to seep into my bones. I haven't been able to warm up all day, no matter how many layers I wear. I found myself fantasising about… Continue reading A visit to the sauna would be perfect right now