I have not had much chance to get to the gym this week. The intention is always there, but when I get down to it, I have managed to find multiple ways to avoid going. Does this sound familiar to you? But today that changes, and I thought I would start the day with a delicious pre-workout bowl. So many of you ask me that question ‘what should I eat before the gym?’ This colourful thing, is full of proteins and carbs to give me energy for the gym and help me build lean muscle. Some say that fats should…

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As part of my book launch I appeared on This Morning on Thursday with Philip Schofield and Holly Willoughby. Some of you asked where I purchased the shirt which I wore on the show. It’s a last minute purchase from M and S for £15. We had great fun making my key lime meringue pie with Holly and Phil getting stuck in with the decorating. The recipe for this is in my new book and the picture of this citrusy beauty is below. All in all a good day. I am extremely proud of my new book BAKE I hope…

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I have been searching the internet for more of these pasta bowls. Wide and shallow in a  colour that I like, if you know where I can get some different ones let me know. This morning I had three interviews;  one on the phone and two at Magic FM in the West End. I love interviews where the interviewer has done their research and asks interesting, original and thought provoking questions.  I have had a few of those types of interview this week, and the Magic FM one was one of them. Before I took off on the tube to…

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Being 5ft 10 inches, I don’t wear heels as much as I might like. It’s curious that telling someone they are too tall is okay but saying to someone that they are too short is not PC. What do you think about that? I find myself, therefore, wearing flat shoes a lot, primarily just to save the hassle of constantly being referred to as a giant when I have my extra 5 inches of shoe on.   So being so tall and having a size 9 foot, can be challenging. Or perhaps it is a blessing that it is so…

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I have spent so much of my time doing the opposite of this quote. I just kept banging on the door when it closed in my face hoping that it would re-open.  Or banging on the door that had never opened in the first place. I can safely say, that more often than not, that door did eventually open, bit by bit before it swung wide on its hinges allowing me to go bounding on inside.  A minor battle in my drama fuelled world. But then one day I met an inspiring woman, a spiritual healer by trade. She explained…

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