Just Like Buses

My social life lately has been just like waiting for a bus – nothing for ages and then 4 come along at once!

London has been bathed in sunshine this week which means when you go out in the evening you can be outside.  I had a very merry evening on Wednesday at Heel Tap in Southwark, which is tucked away down a little side street off Borough High St.  It has a lovely big courtyard which was the perfect location for some summer drinks.

I managed to not overdo the drinking and ate very well on Wednesday.

Outside at HeelTap Thursday morning I woke up hungry as I had not had supper the previous evening.  I made an old favourite to take to work; 1/2 cup of oats with 1 tbsp chia seeds and a few almonds as I was very hungry.Oats and chia and almondsTopped with coconut milk and loads of blueberries.
Blueberries 6-6-13 Taken to work and eaten at my desk.  I was at my desk just after 6:30 as I have a ridiculously busy work schedule right now.breakfast at work 6-6-13 I did get out and enjoy the summer sun.  I had a meeting in another office and really enjoyed the walk back.  I walk through the Barbican which and this residential area has huge areas to sit outside in.Barbican other view Plus lots of falling water which sounded delightful.Barbican 6-6-13 This part of London still contains some of the old London Wall.  I really fancied sitting in this pretty walled garden and relaxing for a bit but no time for that today.London Wall and garden Here is another part of the old wall.part of London Wall I had a mixed lunch in Borough Market which did include a green juice but also chocolate!  The main part of lunch was a pulled pork and coleslaw pot from Eat which is delicious.

In the evening I joined Suzanne and some of the lovely local ladies for a birthday celebration at The George in Cranbrook.  I had a tuna nicoise salad which was lovely.  I was really craving some protein and that hit the spot perfectly.tuna nicoise saladLooking lovely ladies 🙂
healthy eaters You all look lovely too, you unhealthy fish and chip eating bunch!  I was at the healthy salad eating end of the table 🙂fish and chip gang I did have a cheese board for dessert.  It has been ages since I had some cheese and this was lovely.  Not too much but a decent assortment with good variety.  The walnuts and apricot chutney went really well with it.Cheese platter The George

So there we have a brief summary of 2 hectic days at work and 2 fun evenings out.  Today is looking to be the same pattern!

About Lose Weight and Gain Health

Hi! My name is Zoe and I live in Hastings, East Sussex, with my son Harvey and dog, Milton. I have been fighting the fat for years but this time I am serious. I want to lose weight and gain health. This blog is about how I am changing my lifestyle so I can lose weight but not by just "being on a diet" but by making small changes to our lives so that as I lose weight, I gain health. I want my family to be healthy too and never have to struggle with their weight like I have. In common with many large people, I have gained and lost weight many times over the years. This time, I want to lose it and maintain a healthy low weight. I am interested in eating food that is nutrient dense and delicious and that appeals to children and adults. I do not eat animal products so follow a vegan diet. I try to use locally produced food supplemented with what I can grow myself. I support and try to use local farmers markets and farm shops. Another objective is to add more exercise to our days. It sounds so simple when I write it down :-)
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2 Responses to Just Like Buses

  1. laura1952 says:

    Your photography always is breathtaking. You always have something to fall back on should you want a career change. Everything is always so clear and crisp it is like you can reach out and eat it or touch it or hug it!

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