Author Archives: Chryssi

About Chryssi

Part time runner, crafter, reader, and day dreamer and full time city worker. I live in London with my wonderful husband and love it but miss the beach and mountains of California. I enjoy cooking and wish I was a better baker. I don't like regrets or New Year resolutions.

Sunnyside Up

The sun is finally here.  I’m not sure if it plans on sticking around, unlikely given that it is only March, but I will take it.  I even got to wear sunglasses yesterday on my long run.  Afterward I sat … Continue reading

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Coffee Morning

I have seen several Virtual Coffee Dates and I really like the idea.  I mean who doesn’t love a coffee date ? Mine  always involve a large flat white (or a latte if I am back in the US), cake and a … Continue reading

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Hello New Shoes

I meant to buy some new shoes on Tuesday before I went to see Chris Finill speak about his Run Across America at Run and Become. But I got out of work late and didn’t have enough time before the … Continue reading

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Crossing the Pond

My parents now both own passports! I can’t explain how happy this makes me! It means that we will be able to have them out here once a year instead of always trying to fit a trip to Seattle to … Continue reading

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2:5 Diet

There is a new fad diet book out there called The 5:2 Diet Book.  Now, I haven’t read it but the description reads “Feast for 5 days a Week and Fast for 2 to Lose Weight, Boost Your Brain and … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning

Lovely relaxing morning – easy run, eggs and baking bread that I found via this website.  My braids aren’t as pretty as either of these ladies, but the bread still tastes good.

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Table Sunshine

Sunday morning I arrived in Cape Town for a work conference. While I have had long days and late nights, I have also had amazing weather, wonderful food and beautiful runs along the ocean. Cape Town reminds me a little … Continue reading

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