Seeing as it’s nearly October and as I’m always lagging behind and running late it’s only fitting I share with you things I learnt in August. Feel free to share your own things learnt during August in the comments!
Stepping on cat litter with bare feet is like stepping on Lego with bare feet.
Trees, palm trees and tropical plants at the zoo were green again.
My wrists holding bars, kettlebells, dumbbells are now straight. I’m sure they’ve been like it for a while now but it was only in August I was wow, Continue reading “12 Things I Learnt In August”
I hope you’re having great week so far! Mine’s gone way too quickly. Monday in a blur became Friday. There’s been a mini heatwave, an eye test, realising it’s been 12 years since I left the UK and my obliques sore from kettlebell windmills. I hadn’t done them in a while and if you think you don’t use your obliques running, think again. It took about 3 minutes into my run to make the connection.
Anyways, I’ll leave you with a little catch up!
Friday saw a run, checking out Huda Beauty that had just landed in Sephora and a long overdue trip to the Opticians. Continue reading “Eye Test, Heatwave and Full Moon”
I’m going to overlook and forget that in just under 2 months Summer slowly makes way Autumn Fall. Already in a few shops are winter jumpers and light padded duvet jackets. It’s July, it’s 30C outside and the shops are making me think of winter. So I’m avoiding them. That and after watching The True Cost a documentary about the fast fashion’s social, environmental and human cost, this girl is consciously moving away from fast fashion. Just as the reason why I became a vegetarian then vegan, after watching The True Cost, I don’t want some one or something to suffer for my enjoyment. I know realistically this will be tricky, but I can try.Cheeky parakeet, Barcelona Zoo
I was in the mood for a fashion documentary last Thursday and came across The True Cost on Netflix. If you love clothes, fashion and even if you don’t, I highly recommend watching it. Continue reading “Nat’s Week, The True Cost, Studying, Elephants and Orangutans”
I was more than okay for this past weekend to be a little more low key than action packed. Friday blocked sinuses thanks to allergies morphed into a blocked nose, sore throat and then cough that I’m nearly over. Saturday evening I couldn’t sleep, everything ached and in desperation I tried the head massager thingy which helped and then the idea of reflexology popped up.
A quick Google search later for reflexology for block sinuses later I was breathing better. The site then suggested facial reflexology to help sinuses. I just wanted the cold gone Continue reading “Reflexology and Rainbows”
My usual weekend trip the zoo recently left me feeling in awe, sad and amazed how animals communicate with each other. If anything it showed me animals have compassion. I know not every animal might have compassion or feelings. A spider or scorpion never would I have them down for emotions! Mammals and bees yes!It’s easy to see why apes and monkeys see smiles as threats. Maybe that’s why human’s evolutional smile is to be seen as not a threat?
One gibbon who caught my eye initially before I heard the screams did nothing. He was staying out of it. The other came running out to Continue reading “The Case Of The Orangutans and Gibbons”