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I am an expat. Newly married in a new city (London, UK) taking on pretty much a brand new life, this blog is my record book for things that I am learning and discovering along the way. Soon to be thirty and driven by the desire to live long (and prosper), I’m now raising the bar in the way I cook, eat, move, work, laugh, love, and do things. If you find yourself on the same chapter of your life, you might find something useful here.

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August 25, 2016 7:00 am

Fitness First Swimming Workshop with Richard Stannard

I attended a Fitness First swimming workshop with Richard Stannard, and took home some very important lessons. When people ask me if I swim, they usually find it surprising to find out that my response is – “I float.” It’s surprising because of two reasons. Firstly, I come from the Philippines, an archipelago. I was born, quite literally, an island girl. Secondly, because I’m 29 and a full grown adult, who by the way do not also know how to ride a bike. Are you judging me? Don’t worry, I’m judging me too. Why did I never learn to swim properly? I’m

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