Monthly Archives: October 2011

My holiday love affair…

I have a confession. I love Scotland. I’ve just come back from our fifth visit, a lovely week in Dumfries and Galloway, much more southerly than we’ve ever been before, but it didn’t disappoint. I thought I’d share why I … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Health Talk evening

So, I’ve just got back in from our ‘Health and Your Hormones’ talk. I’m absolutely delighted that we had 50 people attend and also very glad that we asked for extra seats before they all arrived as we were full! … Continue reading

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“Get Your Health Back”

Starting on Tuesday 1 November I will be running a four week series of talks on how to improve your weight and health through nutrition. I will be covering topics like: The last diet you’ll ever need Beating stress and … Continue reading

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‘Introduction to Health and your Hormones’ talk

Thursday 20 October: 19:30 – 21:00 Cantley House Hotel, Wokingham Free of charge. If you’d like to know more about what makes you tick, how your hormones effect muscle growth, fat loss, mood control, hunger and appetite, temperature regulation and … Continue reading

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Paws off for Nordic Walking….

Two days later and I’m now Nordic Walking qualified! Never has walking been so critiqued and analysed! I did find it all highly amusing on day one. Got a fit of the giggles several times and thought I might get … Continue reading

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Brain fried and bum ache…

If this had been the number of books we’d been recommended to buy / read/ seek out this weekend at ION then I probably could have coped. However, it wasn’t. My book list is now huge! My Amazon Wish list … Continue reading

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Grain-free chocolate and coconut cookies

Here’s a great chewy cookie recipe I’ve adapted to satisfy the biscuity feeling you can get sometimes! Ingredients 290g ground almonds 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 65g arrowroot 25g unsweetened cocoa powder 125ml grapeseed oil 140ml … Continue reading


Final weekend of courses coming up!

So, fourth weekend into my continuing education and what a 4 1/2 days I have in store! I am about to embark on a three year Nutritional Therapy Diploma with ION and following a year of Science Access courses and … Continue reading

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Phil Richards Anabolic Drive Seminar (part 2)

Dr Nigel Plummer knows a lot of stuff and as such ran over on the first day, so came back on Sunday to give us his second presentation. It was all about the bugs we carry around with us on … Continue reading

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Phil Richards Analabolic Drive Weekend (part 1)

So, this weekend Vida and I found ourselves at the very lovely Palm Hills Hotel in Bracknell (they say Ascot, but I don’t think it’s quite Ascot!). We were booked in for a two day seminar with both Phil and … Continue reading

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