Like many of you around the world, I tuned in on Friday afternoon to watch the inauguration of the 45th President of the United States. I had been awake for about an hour at this point in between night shifts, and sat on the sofa in a bit of a daze watching events unfold with that sense of imminent dread.… View Post

I started this week feeling utterly pants. With a bad neck/back/shoulder situation, a cold I couldn’t shift and a dodgy knee from running I was laid up off work from Saturday onwards with instructions to rest up and dose up on ibuprofen and paracetamol. Having done that, Wednesday was really the day that turned it all around, when I felt… View Post

My boyfriend is a bit of a Star Wars nerd. When I say a bit, I mean one lightsaber away from Luke Skywalker himself. Which is brilliant for buying him presents, as thanks to George Lucas you can literally never run out of Star Wars-themed gifts…This Christmas also happened to tie in with the arrival of the new Star Wars… View Post