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London & The Marathon … DONE!

I did it. Last sunday I finished the London Marathon in 4 hours and 27 minutes. I can’t even begin to tell you the satisfaction I feel in writing that. So much of my life this year has gone into that run and the relief I’m now experiencing is amazing. …

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Marathon Training: The End

Well that’s it. Marathon training is pretty much over. On tuesday I leave for London and I can’t believe it. What a journey it has been. Juggling a hectic life with four children and training for a marathon in the middle of a Sydney summer has been hard work but so …

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The Class Teddy

Last Friday when I collected Charlie from school he came bounding out of his classroom holding a small round soft toy and a large book under his arm. It only took me about half a second to work out it was his turn to bring home the class teddy. Except …

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13 ways to tell if you’re obsessed with running

I wouldn’t go as far as saying I’m obsessed with running, but I do love it, it’s my first priority if I have any spare time and it occupies my thoughts a lot. Does that make me obsessed? Oh alright I admit it I am. Completely. But not as obsessed …

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Theo

This is NOT a sponsored post. Mama Marmalade does not write sponsored posts, (unless it was for Jimmy Choo). *********************************** I bought …

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London Calling

  In four weeks I am going back to London. I can’t remember being so excited about anything in a long time. …

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Karma

When I was a little girl my Dad got a new car. It was a brand new beige Sigma station wagon. I …

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The Chickengate Scandal

As I’ve proved time and time again, strange things happen to me. Today is a home day so just before lunch I …

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Stress

My life is pretty stressful. I’m not sure if stressful is the right word though. It’s busy and chaotic and very full, …

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Six month Sydniversary

Yep. Six whole months it has been since we left London. The good news is, I’m still alive and didn’t die from …

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Jour De Crap

Today I just had one of those days. Not desperately horrible, just you know .. meh. We are into week two thousand …

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80′s Music

I love 80′s music. It brings back all sorts of memories. I spent all of my high school in the 80′s so …

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Fitspo

You’d have to have been hiding under a rock not to have seen someone post some kind of fitness inspiration photo somewhere …

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Bloody Minecraft

My kids fight.  All the time. I don’t know if it’s having three boys and one girl, or the dynamic of their …