About Me

Hi! I’m Helen and you’ve stumbled across my blog. Look, here I am!


Cherry Dolores Collectif Dress modelled by HelsBels


I’m 30, I live in South East London (or North Kent, 5 feet from London if we’re being precise), I like vintage style clothing a lot, I like drinking beer a lot, I love eating cake and I’m passionate about tenpin bowling. And I’ve also got a toddler called Rose Lene Grace.

When I’m not procrastinating an awful lot, I run, blog about running and work as Content Manager for Up For A Challenge. I’m also the Communications Manager for the British Tenpin Bowling Association. I also founded the UK Fitness Bloggers network last year and with over 300 members, I’m a bit proud of it. My “professional” blog is at helentamblyn.com and I talk about disliking like ladders.

So far, I’ve completed three marathons and this blog documents my journey in health and fitness. With a hearty side dish of cake and a pint of beer

Oh, and did I mention I once bowled in the AMF World Cup?

Thanks for visiting. Feel free to ask me anything, but I reserve the right to not answer!

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