By Francesca Jun 2, 2017
Reader, I put on weight. Seeing the number on my housemate’s scales yesterday, I confess: my first thought was of failure. After weeks on the ladder – boxing, going to the gym, eating health... (Read more)


By Francesca Dec 28, 2016
‘Wear sunscreen. If I could offer you only one tip for the future, that would be it. The long term benefits of sunscreen have been proved by scientists whereas the rest of my advice has no basis mo... (Read more)
By Francesca Oct 23, 2016
  Let me preface this post with a disclaimer. Yes, I do write for a fantastic health and fitness magazine. And, yes, of course it’s important to eat well and look after your body. But what b... (Read more)
By Francesca Oct 3, 2016
My parents have a ritual. Once a week, when my father travels to Liverpool for work, my mother wakes up with him at 5am to drive him to the train station. While it’s not the grandest of gestures, i... (Read more)