What is a macrophobe?

What is a macrophobe?

A macrophobe is someone who is afraid of waiting for a long time, or queuing. I heard the other day that Pure Gym in Greenwich has 7000 members. Seven. THOUSAND. That is a lot of people in a relatively small space, and these days most gyms have a lot more members than...
This detox will change your life in 7 days

This detox will change your life in 7 days

So today is blue Monday. The most depressing day of the year. No one has any money, everyone’s packed in their new year resolutions, and the long, bleak year of 2017 stretches out ahead of us. Blimey, just typing that last sentence made me feel a bit down. And if...
Feeling Overwhelmed?

Feeling Overwhelmed?

I get it. I’ve got waaaay too many things to get sorted over the next few weeks, it’s an absolute nightmare. January is traditionally when we take on loads of new habits and commitments, and it’s overwhelming. You feel like you’re constantly swimming upstream,...
Hanging up my stocking…

Hanging up my stocking…

Yup, this is it. My last email of 2016. You’re on your own from here on in ???? I’m always banging on about balance and finding a sustainable way to lead a healthier life. A big part of that is recognising when to down tools and take a step back. And in my book,...
We All Know A Martin

We All Know A Martin

I have a guilty secret… I’m not proud of it, but these days I don’t apologise for it either. It definitely doesn’t enrich my life, although this week it has given me a great topic to write about. I bloody love “I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here” I know,...
It’s Not Trump’s Fault

It’s Not Trump’s Fault

How was your weekend? I was solo-parenting. My lovely wife sodded off to York for a weekend of shopping, spa treatments, and gin. Far as I can tell it was mostly gin actually. Leaving me to look after two under 5s at the same time. Easy peasy. Just kidding, it was...