The two items I couldn’t live without in the kitchen this Summer were: My @zerowateruk filter jug to filter my tap water making it taste as good as the bottled water I used to buy daily, and also in my opinion filtering more efficiently than other filter jug brands

The two items I couldn't live without in the kitchen this Summer were:
My @zerowateruk filter jug to filter my tap water making it taste as good as the bottled water I used to buy daily, and also in my opinion filtering more efficiently than other filter jug brands.
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My Lavazza coffee machine for my morning expressos and guests' capuccinos.
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What are your kitchen must haves? .
Btw...
It's always good to drink a glass of water together with every cup of coffee.
Coffee is a diuretic.
When diuretics flush away sodium, the body also flushes away water, dehydrating the body. .
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@lavazzauk

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My Lavazza coffee machine for my morning expressos and guests’ capuccinos.
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What are your kitchen must haves? .
Btw…
It’s always good to drink a glass of water together with every cup of coffee.
Coffee is a diuretic.
When diuretics flush away sodium, the body also flushes away water, dehydrating the body. .
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@lavazzauk

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It’s never too late

It's never too late...
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To take up paddleboarding.
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This was the first day after the whole of this Summer that we took out the paddle board.
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Very wobbly in spite of core strengthening pilates classes twice a week throughout the Summer and a 121 boxing session each week.
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Maybe it was the volume of food consumed over the last few weeks 
Or
@misslucy_lou pacing up and down the board. .
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To take up paddleboarding.
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This was the first day after the whole of this Summer that we took out the paddle board.
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Very wobbly in spite of core strengthening pilates classes twice a week throughout the Summer and a 121 boxing session each week.
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Maybe it was the volume of food consumed over the last few weeks
Or
@misslucy_lou pacing up and down the board. .
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Bank holiday weekend, treats allowed – with no guilt attached

Bank holiday weekend, 
treats allowed - with no guilt attached.
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Lobster and chips @theboathousesteephillcove
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When it's been carb-fest day then a minimum of twelve hours, ideally sixteen - eighteen hours before you eat again will give your digestive system a chance to rest and process all the food.
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Tomorrow is another day.
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Animal print dress

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Lobster and chips @theboathousesteephillcove
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When it’s been carb-fest day then a minimum of twelve hours, ideally sixteen – eighteen hours before you eat again will give your digestive system a chance to rest and process all the food.
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Tomorrow is another day.
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Animal print dress

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When you get up at 6

When you get up at 6.00am in the morning for a 7am Pilates reformer class...... .
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Upper body strength exercises have always been the most difficult ones for me.  Improvement is slowly happening and pikes, planks and a variety of shoulder girdle and arm exercises are becoming less of a struggle the longer I persevere.
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Using core, glutes, lower abs and in fact all body to support and control. .
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@absolutestudios 








@lukemeessmann
00am in the morning for a 7am Pilates reformer class…… .
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Upper body strength exercises have always been the most difficult ones for me. Improvement is slowly happening and pikes, planks and a variety of shoulder girdle and arm exercises are becoming less of a struggle the longer I persevere.
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Using core, glutes, lower abs and in fact all body to support and control. .
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@absolutestudios

@lukemeessmann

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When you want to blend into the scenery

When you want to blend into the scenery.....
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What you wear should bring you joy and make you feel good.
Wearing colour does for me..
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Wearing skirt from @hm
Tshirt from @marksandspencer
Denim jacket vintage
Gold sequin shoes @tkmaxxuk 
Bag @goyardofficial
Sunglasses @tkmaxxuk Maxx.
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@ivychelsgarden
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What you wear should bring you joy and make you feel good.
Wearing colour does for me..
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Wearing skirt from @hm
Tshirt from @marksandspencer
Denim jacket vintage
Gold sequin shoes @tkmaxxuk
Bag @goyardofficial
Sunglasses @tkmaxxuk Maxx.
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@ivychelsgarden
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Difficult to know what to wear when the weather changes from hot and muggy to cold and rain and you’re sitting outside the restaurant for dinner

Difficult to know what to wear when the weather changes from hot and muggy to cold and rain and you're sitting outside the restaurant for dinner.
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The way forward seems to be mixing Summer and Winter wardrobes.
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Chanel-style cotton rib dress from Zara (Summer 2018) with vintage leather jacket. .
Photo seems to be slightly out of focus. Think the photographer may have had one drink too many 
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The way forward seems to be mixing Summer and Winter wardrobes.
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Chanel-style cotton rib dress from Zara (Summer 2018) with vintage leather jacket. .
Photo seems to be slightly out of focus. Think the photographer may have had one drink too many
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Quick selfie before going to a dinner party last night

Quick selfie before going to a dinner party last night.  Keeping warm in Winter clothes again. 
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Wearing snakeprint knit skirt and top and gilet. Heels 
Belt .
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Keeping warm in Winter clothes again.
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Wearing snakeprint knit skirt and top and gilet. Heels
Belt .
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#tbthursdays #tbt to the Isle of Wight Festival 2018

to the Isle of Wight Festival 2018.
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Dressed for all weathers. .
Never too old for live music.
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Wearing:
@josephfashion gilet 
@zara black leather-look jeans.
@aiglefr the most comfy wellies ever.
@tkmaxxuk sunglasses
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Dressed for all weathers. .
Never too old for live music.
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Wearing:
@josephfashion gilet
@zara black leather-look jeans.
@aiglefr the most comfy wellies ever.
@tkmaxxuk sunglasses
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Every so often we all need a digital detox

Every so often we all need a digital detox.
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Even if we don't feel or have social media comparison anxiety, we can still feel a need to post daily so we don't lose followers, and our followers don't lose interest.
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So if I don't post every day, please don't get bored and disappear. .
My Instafeed is real, not filtered, hoping to inspire, and may not always be real time as I'm not out every day and night. .
I'm often in many evenings on my own watching TV. My life can even be quite boring, mundane and even lonely. .
That is something that most people would not want to admit on their social media.
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I'm currently in the middle of writing a novel which is nearly finished, and that requires huge discipline, no distractions, sitting at my laptop with all emails and social media switched off.
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So today I've posted a bare-faced, no-make-up  selfie pic of my 64 year old me. Just as I am. No filters. This is me. .
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Even if we don’t feel or have social media comparison anxiety, we can still feel a need to post daily so we don’t lose followers, and our followers don’t lose interest.
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So if I don’t post every day, please don’t get bored and disappear. .
My Instafeed is real, not filtered, hoping to inspire, and may not always be real time as I’m not out every day and night. .
I’m often in many evenings on my own watching TV. My life can even be quite boring, mundane and even lonely. .
That is something that most people would not want to admit on their social media.
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I’m currently in the middle of writing a novel which is nearly finished, and that requires huge discipline, no distractions, sitting at my laptop with all emails and social media switched off.
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So today I’ve posted a bare-faced, no-make-up selfie pic of my 64 year old me. Just as I am. No filters. This is me. .
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