Tucked away in the Oval Space in Hackney, we joined the Ales Tales Festival to discover just what makes Belgian beer worth the walk on a rainy day. Once inside we were greeted by such a selection of craft beer that we felt obliged to try as many as time allowed.
There is no denying that some facts of life are just unavoidable, while others we can take control over - and ladies, if you squeeze when you sneeze then looking after your pelvic-floor is a must!
The sun is shining and the temperature is starting to rise, and what better a time than to have a look at some of the great shows making their way across London in the coming months.
This was my first visit to Spirit of Christmas. Being advertised as having Christmas all wrapped up at the UK's biggest high-end Christmas shopping event - and returning to Olympia for its 16th year - it certainly was impressive.
Finally I have a day to myself in the office and everything is quiet. After a mad October I can now look ahead to the fun of the festive season that is rushing our way - and the Denbies Chocolate Fair later this month.
Recent news has suggested that our pets are now leading such a sedentary life that we may actually be contributing to their early demise in cognitive function, along with our own.