It’s no secret that I’ve recently fallen in love with Italy and the diversity of Italian cuisine. After a recent trip to Tuscany (more on that to come, but see my Instagram in the meantime), that love has only grown. There really is more to Italian food than pizza and through a series of guest chef events, Evoluzione, Hotel Xenia’s in-house restaurant are showing the best of the country’s varying…

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Sometimes there are days that just never go to plan. They just aren’t meant to be. For me, Friday was one of those days. I set my alarm early to fit in a workout but woke up with the worst ‘girly’ pains imaginable and ended up hitting snooze for two hours. Fail 1 of the day. There was then a minor issue in that my boyfriend couldn’t find any of…

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Almost two years ago, I took part in a huge charity challenge that tested my mind and body to the limit. The 3 Peaks Challenge is a 24hr endurance challenge where participants climb the tallest mountains in Scotland, England & Wales in a 24hr period. I walked for the Walkabout Foundation, as I had just started working there at the time. I recently found my notes from the trip and…

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We never really get out on a Saturday night. I’m very much a lazy person when it comes to weekends. I’d rather go for a long run and cook and watch tv and drink wine (not all at the same time of course…). Sundays at the moment are often all about catching up on either client work or blogging, so that Monday doesn’t seem all that daunting. Also, have you…

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