Manchester Half Marathon Race Recap

Manchester Half Marathon Race Recap

The Manchester Half Marathon was my first ever race and I ran it within 2:14:53. Runners who actively race are just the elite, aren’t they? Somehow, they’ve cracked the non-existent code and got their life together. They’ve schmoozed their way into a potentially cooler club than Bergain. Whether they’re doing ParkRun or the Manchester Half [...]

Free Gymshark Live Classes In Manchester This Weekend

Free Gymshark Live Classes In Manchester This Weekend

This is not a drill; Gymshark are bringing free, live and sweaty workout classes to Manchester this weekend - are you in?  As part of their On The Move tour, Gymshark will be setting up camp at Fallowfield’s Platt Lane Sports Complex for a day of booty blasting, yoga flows and bodyweight combat classes.  The [...]

August Book Reviews

August Book Reviews

In late 2018, my to be read list was more like a ‘never-going-to-read’ library.  Jane Austen littered my windowsills, Zadie Smith lined by cupboards, Oscar Wilde sprawled over my kitchen and you do not even want to know who was hiding under my bed.  I loved nothing more than receiving novels in the post, picking [...]

New In Books #4

New In Books #4

In all honesty, I haven’t shopped books on a personal level in what feels like forever.  I massively curbed my book spending late last year and have thus spent most of 2020 attempting to wade through my ridiculous TBR pile.  While I have been picking up books for my forthcoming bookselling business, Citrus Carton (more to [...]