Comment · Dance

An open letter to Fitness Blender

Dear Fitness Blender (aka Daniel and Kelli), The world taught me that calories were the enemy. Sport was only reserved for those who had a natural flair. My school teachers implied that if you weren’t destined for the Olympics, you shouldn’t bother exercising. These inaccurate beliefs, which were presented from an early age, persisted throughout my… Continue reading An open letter to Fitness Blender

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Why we’re not as good as we think we are

When I was 7 years old, I had a best friend called Rosa. We both started a new primary school at the same time and quickly became inseparable. She was from the USA, and taught me about the integral holiday of Halloween. Her poor mother had to pin thousands of balloons on each of us to… Continue reading Why we’re not as good as we think we are

Travel · Wales

North Wales: A week in Portmeirion

 North Wales, I owe you an apology. I wrote you off. I thought you weren’t somewhere worth visiting. The fool in me thought South Wales was the only good bit; ignorantly, the lower bit is all I knew. I spent my childhood summers on the affable Tenby beach, and walking in the Merthyr Tydfil valleys. In my later years, I… Continue reading North Wales: A week in Portmeirion