Getting wet with the London Otters.

Who knew rowing was difficult? Surely it’s just about sitting in a boat and sticking your oar in, right? Wrong. And it’s not an oar. It’s a blade. I learnt that, as well as a boat-load of other stuff when I hung out with the London Otters one sunny autumn Saturday morning. I’d been aware of the London Otters for some time. They have a great social media presence and cute outfits, which led me to feature them in an article for MTV Fit.  They’re the UK’s only LBGT rowing team and they’re super popular. I was emailed  asking if…

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Supersize Geek

My boyfriend walked into the bedroom with a black cooler bag saying “He’s been, he’s been!” It wasn’t Christmas though, it was just a regular Monday morning. But it was my first day trying Fresh Fitness Food for a week. I responded to him with a ‘Yay!’ before explaining that these were for me, not for him. That didn’t go down very well. Fresh Fitness Food deliver prepared meals to your door that are catered (literally) to your fitness goals. So if you want to bulk up, there’s a plan for that. Or if you want to slim down, there’s…

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Avengers: Infinity War (sort of spoiler free) review

Infinite. Sh*t. Goes. Down. “Thanos demands our silence”. And quite rightly. All reviewers were told to keep spoilers to a minimum so that everyone can enjoy the film’s shocks, plot twists and NON STOP ACTION. So this is a spoiler free review. Honest. Now, I’m a huge Marvel fan so I’ll try not to gush too much, but for those not married to the Marvel Cinematic universe, permit me a recap: The big purple bad guy is Thanos (a mo-cap Josh Brolin). Thanos is a mad Titan, seeker of the Infinity Stones, and has a “chin like balls” (thanks Star-Lord –…

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Spoiler Free Things I learnt from the Avengers: Infinity War London Fan Event.

Directors the Russo Brothers have kept a small crowd of fans wanting MORE after assembling a selection of Avengers and showing 20 whole minutes of Avengers: Infinity War last night at the new and revamped Television Centre – and the reaction was electric. The cast gathered was just a handful of the enormous ensemble: Paul Bettany (The Vision), Elizabeth Olsen (Scarlet Witch), Sebastian Stan (Winter Solider), Tom Holland (Spider-Man), Tom Hiddleston (Loki), Letitia Wright (Shuri) and Benedict Cumberbatch (Doctor Strange). Along with the movie’s directors, Anthony and Joe Russo, the cast attempted to answer some questions that did not give…

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Black Panther (spoiler free) review: The King is in.

“So this is a sequel to Pink Panther, right?” said my soon-to-be-ex-boyfriend, trying to be funny. I sighed. For those of you after the further adventures of Inspector Clouseau, you may be a bit disappointed here. But for fans of great superhero action films – and easy routes into the sprawling Marvel Cinematic Universe – then Black Panther is your boy. I’ll admit upfront that I’ve not read many Black Panther comics, but as usual with Marvel movies, that’s not an issue. Like with Ant-Man and Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel have taken a lesser-known comic and created a hugely…

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