The Red Queen by Philippa Gregory

The Red Queen by Philippa Gregory is one of the few novel she’s written that I haven’t read yet. The novel features Margaret Beaufort as the protagonist. Margaret Beaufort is the mother of King Henry VII (Tudor, father of the … Continue reading

What does pop culture tell us about yoga?

Yoga is super hyped up in a lot of ways; we see it touched on a lot in popular culture from TV and movies, to magazines and social media. Yoga classes are offered at practically any gym that offers classes. … Continue reading

Things to do in Whistler in the winter

Whistler-Blackcomb is my favourite ski resort – given that it is a world-class ski resort, obviously I am not alone. There is so much to do in the village, on the hill, and otherwise near by besides just skiing and … Continue reading

Jasper Wild by George Mercer

Jasper Wild if the third book in George Mercer’s Dyed in the Green. Our main protagonist, Ben Matthew’s, and his girlfriend, Kate, who are both park wardens, have transferred from Wood Buffalo to Jasper National Park. In Jasper there are … Continue reading

The Last Tudor – Philippa Gregory

The Last Tudor is Philippa Gregory’s latest book published in 2017. Many of you will know who Jane Grey is; she was the granddaughter of Mary Tudor, one of Henry Tudor’s (King Henry VIII) sisters. Mary Tudor was queen of … Continue reading

Make up and skin care products that I like – January 2018

Purity by Philosophy’s 3-in-1 cleanser for face and eyes & micro-exfoliating daily facial wash This is the first time I’ve bothered trying to take things like cleaners and exfoliators seriously. Sort of… ok, I use them when I bother to … Continue reading

Favourite recipes of January 2018

Refried beans– the Pioneer Woman blog (source( I wanted to try refried beans after I saw a picture of it posted to Siobhan Carrol’s instagram, also known as the nerdy naturopath. I probably could have just bought the canned stuff, … Continue reading