Chris’s Jogle for STARS

I don’t often blog about charity events. However, this is one close to the heart. I have a lovely friend, called Cath. Cath has a lovely boyfriend, called Chris (otherwise known as Mandy). Today, Chris begins the epic journey on bike from John O’ Groats to Lands End. This is 950 miles and he is aiming to complete this in 8 days. In THIS weather (for those of you not from the UK, we have had blizzards, floods and extreme snow). Chris is raising money for a charity called STARS, who offer support and information… View Post

Toilet Paper Winner (Andrex Washlets Review)

I’m proper glamorous here at HelsBels. Not only do I blog about fashion and fitness, I also giveaway fantastic prizes like toilet roll, thanks to the lovely people at Andrex® Washlets. Using my faithful friend, the Custom Random Number Generator, a winner was selected at random. Congratulations Hayley Morgan, aka number 4. Hayley wanted to win the prize because: After taking up running with my local running group last June I recently ran a pb for a local 10k race cutting over 3 minutes off my previous time – chuffed to bits! Winning the prize… View Post

Walking around Edinburgh – Rock and Roll Half Marathon Training

Last weekend, I spent a lovely long weekend in Edinburgh with Jimmy. My good friend Emily, from the USA is currently visiting Scotland and we decided that it was a good opportunity to all meet up and have some fun. We had a great time, but I have realised just how unfit I am and how completing the Edinburgh Half Marathon is really going to be just a case of getting round. For a start, Edinburgh is hilly. REALLY hilly. No one told me this and I am now dreading the course. I have about… View Post

Competition Time – Keep Fit with Andrew Washlets!

HelsBels has teamed up with Andrex® Washlets, a pre-moistened flushable toilet tissue wipe, to help you feel fresh, energised and prepared for any occasion this January. As well as a hairbrush and shower gel, Andrex® Washlets are an essential for any gym, helping you to feel fresh and energised before and after you work up a sweat. Andrex® Washlets is working with TV presenter, documentary maker and writer Dawn O’Porter, on the Clean Campaign that aims to inspire people up and down the country to try Andrex® Washlets and incorporate them into their daily bathroom… View Post

Clothes Shopping for Spring

I’m doing it again. I’m shopping and spending money. Those of you who know me, know just how much I love clothes and whilst most of my stuff is sourced on eBay, vintage stalls or quirky independent boutique labels, I’m not above the odd high street buy as this is where you can buy some good basics and fun accessories at cheap prices. Spring is also a great time for the high street when you can stock up on little tea and skater dresses which can be worn with leggings when cold and then barelegged… View Post