Ten years of normality
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Ten years of normality

November is always a funny time for me. I think most people experience a sense of dread and even depression in this month. The days are getting shorter, the weather colder and the trees barer. Autumn is a season…

Back to School
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Back to School (For Me!)

I’m sitting here typing this blog post while I really should be thinking about switching off the light and getting some sleep. Typically, the night before I head back to school, I’m a mess of nervous energy and last-minute…

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An Accidental Achievement

Lockdown took its toll. I knew I needed to take action to improve my wellbeing and physical fitness. Both are connected, with exercise being a fantastic help for mental health. A few months ago, I entered a Facebook competition to…

Rockfit: a fitness revolution
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Rockfit: a fitness revolution

Anyone who knows me will recognise just how much I adore Zumba.  I love attending classes, following the moves of my amazing instructor, seeing my family (there’s such a big community who do feel more like family!) and dancing…

Struggling... ten years on
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Struggling… ten years on

Apparently, time is a healer. It’s true. However, what people neglect to mention is that you will never be completely healed. You will never forget the trauma. You will never be free from the affliction that is your past. …

Long time, no see...
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Long time, no see…

Oh my goodness! To say that the past few months have been busy would be a complete understatement. I am in absolute awe of anyone who has managed to stay afloat this whole time.  Teaching my students from home, teaching…