Discovering Albania: the Mediterranean’s best kept secret

Check out my article originally posted on Saga online magazine Discovering Albania: the Mediterranean's best kept secret Joanne Johnston / 17 November 2017 Discover the lesser-known cultural heritage, natural beauty and historical sites of the Mediterranean’s best kept secret, Albania. The beautiful beaches are just one of the reasons you should consider Albania for your … Continue reading Discovering Albania: the Mediterranean’s best kept secret

Book Review: Stinger by Mia Sheridan

I am already a big fan of Mia Sheridan's work after reading 'Archers Voice' a few months ago. Stinger was recommended to me, and I thought if it was anything like the last book I read by her then it wouldn't disappoint. This time I made the decision to also download the audio version to … Continue reading Book Review: Stinger by Mia Sheridan

Vegetarian Thai Noodle Broth

This dish was really easy to make and was under 400 cals a portion (altogether makes around 4 servings) All you need is..... corinander spring onions red onion 3 cloves of garlic vegetable stock low fat coconut milk dry noodles Ginger Chilli coconut oil mushrooms grated carrot mangetout Apart from the coriander, I had most … Continue reading Vegetarian Thai Noodle Broth

Freedom of Speech is Legal – So Stop Talking Shit About My Post!

We in the UK are known around the world for its tolerance of 'the freedom of speech'. Free speech has been common law for a very long time and according some boring law book I read at A-Level it was incorporated into the 1998 Human Rights Act blah blah. So please (you know who you … Continue reading Freedom of Speech is Legal – So Stop Talking Shit About My Post!

First Day At Your New Job – Do’s & Don’ts

So it was my first day at my new job today (which was so exciting!) I had read up on some do's and don'ts however there were some things I weren't prepared for so I wanted to share what I had found. Do-Wear comfy shoes, but try them out first! Even if your shoes are … Continue reading First Day At Your New Job – Do’s & Don’ts

“The Tree of New Beginnings”

  © Joanne Johnston 2015 Acrylic paints on canvas. 

Chicken & Avocado Salad

Garlic & basil coated chicken-seared both sides in a pan for a few minutes then finished in the oven for 15 mins.  Served with sliced avocado, spinach, baby tomatoes and a slice of lemon! Yummy healthy lunch or dinner!!!

Breakfast Muffins!

1 Weight Watchers point for 2 muffins. Perfect for busy people like me! 💁🏻 6 eggs (6 whites + 3 yolks) 2 spring onions 3 chestnut mushrooms Cherry tomatoes 30g of half fat grated cheese 4 slices of ham Salt and pepper Mix all ingredients together and ladle into silicon muffin moulds. Cooked at 170c … Continue reading Breakfast Muffins!

Book Review: Fall Out Girl by L.Duarte

Fall Out Girl by L. Duarte My rating: 5 of 5 stars ‘Fall Out Girl’ grabbed my attention on Amazon at just 99p. I have had a lot of luck with 99p Kindle books so I was extra excited to read this. The reviews on Amazon were 5 out of 5 stars and on Goodreads … Continue reading Book Review: Fall Out Girl by L.Duarte

Book Review: A Beautiful Kind of Love by Ellie Wade

A Beautiful Kind of Love by Ellie Wade My rating: 3 of 5 stars Did I like it? Did I not? I had to go and read another book before I could write a review. I showed the usual characteristics when I am enjoying a book....... I don't move, eat, drink or check my phone … Continue reading Book Review: A Beautiful Kind of Love by Ellie Wade