The fitness industry on Instagram is full of people who look very similar to each other – most of these images don’t reflect me or my reality. But it’s not just me they don’t reflect and the amazing Meems (The City Fittie) who noticed the same thing, decided to do something about it. She created the hashtag #ShortsOnCheek encouraging women of all shapes and sizes to throw caution to the wind and embrace shorts. If you have been reading this blog for a while or following me on twitter on Instagram then you know that I NEVER wear shorts. But for the first #ShortsOnCheek event I threw caution to the wind, shaved my legs (goodbye extra insulation), and put on a pair of shorts.

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Until my sister told me she’d bought tickets, I hadn’t heard of Kidzania or Kidzania London. But after a quick google search I discovered it was an all immersive, interactive city where children can try different careers and have a go at doing things they would normally never do (like make chocolate or drive a plane).  For the night we went it was open to adults only which I loved since it isn’t just kids who want to try out new things (like making chocolate or flying a plane).

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Last night the British Library celebrated their newest exhibition all on Alice in Wonderland by hosting a Library Late. Food, actors in costume, drinks, edible books, and flamingo croquet? I was there and nothing was going to keep me away.

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Some author events are a let-down – I will never forget one particular evening when I barely understood the questions asked to the author and understood his answers even less – but thankfully both the author events I went to this week were brilliant. I will be talking about Hot Feminism with Polly Vernon tomorrow but today it’s all about SJ Maas, a YA author my sister loves. Even though I haven’t read any of Sarah’s books, I went to the event to keep my sister company. And it was all kinds of fun.

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Today I had the pleasure of going to Be:Fit London – a fitness festival that I have been looking forward to going for ages. The festival is still going on tomorrow and Sunday and I really recommend it. It’s full of classes, expert talks and curated exhibitors. It was a brilliant day.

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