My Burlesque Journey

In 2012 I made a rash decision in the middle of the night. I signed up for a Burlesque course. That year Miss Gigi Jolie was born and five years on I have emerged from her as a body confidence revolutionary! More than its definition Burlesuqe is more than its definition: ‘an absurd or comically exaggerated…

Celebrate the selfie!

I was walking back to the office in London the other day and I noticed a girl take a selfie as she walked past me.  After taking the photo her smile brimmed from ear to ear at the result, and I thought how brilliant it was that this simple act could bring so much confidence and…

Quick and Healthy Chicken and Avocado Salad

It may seem strange to have a salad in Winter, but this warm chicken and avocado salad is so yummy and quick, it is a perfect foil for all those stews, casseroles and pies we end up eating at this time of year! Marinade Olive oil Lime juice of a lime Lime zest of half…

The Body Confidence Revolution – A Letter

A letter to my body Dear body, Thank you.  Thank you for holding me, comforting me when my mind was in turmoil.  Thank you for keeping going through the pain, ailments thrown at you, germs, aches, and through the awful diets I put you through.  Yes, you complained and eventually I listened. You are phenomenal. …

The Body Confidence Revolution

I’d like to start a revolution. I think, luckily, I’m not the first nor will I be the last who wishes to start this particular revolution.  Which means I’m not starting it, I’m joining it.  Let’s start again then. I’d like to join a revolution.  That’s better. But I want more momentum to this particular…