Autumn is my favourite season. I enjoy observing nature’s incredible palette of autumn colours, as the leaves are turning into glowing yellow, warm orange, golden brown and some even fade to fascinating red. It is a great time to be outdoors and rediscover the local trails and forests, in preparation for the winter cross-country racing season. Unfortunately, autumn also brings with itself the arrival of the flu and cold season – sniffles, coughs, and sick days put many of our plans (or training plans, if you are a runner, too) to a halt. As the old saying goes, prevention is…

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My Hubby is half-Maltese so I have been lucky to have spent a couple of summer holidays in Malta with the family on his Mother’s side. One of the things I love about Malta is the delicious, fresh and healthy food that is so easy to find there – you can almost taste the sunshine and the breeze from the Mediterranian sea in your mouth! My Hubby is keen to preserve the traditional Maltese recipes which are popular in his family and I have been his keen student to master some of these recipes myself and make them a regular feature in…

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