A restaurant table with multiple meat dishes.

Cooking

I’ve always cooked. As long as I remember, I was a part of the kitchen. Whether that was (sometimes unwillingly) being recruited to chop potatoes or peel carrots, or to stir the sauce while Mom did something else - or the best, to ‘clean up’ the bowl of b ...

The author Liz wearing a black lace and silk balconette bra and thong by designer Else Lingerie.

Else

There hasn't been much talk about Else lately. I'd like to remind you of, or introduce you, to this designer. TL;DR, amazing. The Else atelier is based in Istanbul, headed up by Ela Onur, who was born into the artisanal lingerie field (what I would give ...

A bowl of bircher museli with kiwi, banana and other fruit and nuts.

Flexible Dieting

I have lost weight before, and where I'm trying to get to in terms of weight is where I was previously, for about 3 years. After that, office life set in and I wasn't working on my feet for the majority of the day. Plus a number of other dietary factors. ...

The author Liz wearing a blue sports bra and leggings colourblocked black, grey, orange and blue.

Weightlifting

Weightlifting is one of those things I didn't really know that much about. I'd say I was really introduced to it about 5 years ago when I flirted with Crossfit (yes, I was one of those assholes for a little bit). I faffed around with 'lifting' - poorly us ...