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The best thing I ate last week – Scallops with Thai salad

If scallops are on a menu, I tend to order them.  If they are part of a surprise tasting menu, I am like hello baby.  They have to be in my top 10 and I…

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When you have to stop doing something you love, even when it is good for you

Sometimes in life we have to stop doing things that we love, even when it is good for us.  In my case, one of those things was my early morning group swim in ice cold…

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Lighten the load – why dominoe game rules can remind us about life

I love a family game of dominoes.  As I was playing with my parents and daughter last week, I got to thinking about the strategy I use in each round.  If I have a double…

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You can live with a mental illness but still have great mental health

I have been recording some new podcast episodes for Time for a Mojo Injection season 8 and I was reminded of a great quote that I heard at the Edinburgh Wellbeing Festival.  My lovely guest,…

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Gran’s Chicken Rice – an easy, tasty and healthy dinner for all the family

I think it’s great to have those easy, crowd pleaser dishes to go to when life feels busy.  This is a classic, made by my Mum.  It can be cooked in a big pot and…

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