Ben’s Zone

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Ben’s Zone

Ben’s Zone is a weekly feature, run every Sunday and written by my husband Ben. Giving you an insight to the other half of our household and a man’s point of view on parenting.

About Ben

Bluestone 11A complete foodie, he might not admit in public, but my husband is a total food snob. He likes good quality food, sourced from ethical places. He spends a lot of time researching and experimenting with recipes. He also adores kitchen gadgets, from his Kenwood Chef, to his latest addition a Sous Vide.

Ex-smoking and ex-drinking, you won’t see him for long without a coffee in his hand. A triple espresso being his coffee of choice. Yes… you read that right – a triple. Or an expensive herbal tea – I’m looking at you Tea Pigs!

He is also very into his fitness. A long time cyclist, he has far too many bikes, mountain biking being his cycling of choice. More recently, he has got into running and obstacle racing. Completing Tough Guy in January of this year and getting hypothermia for his trouble ;-).

Oh and he has a bit of a penchant for pink and seems to be collecting fitness gizmos too.

Subjects He Writes About

You can find him writing about pretty much all of the below and maybe a few different topics that tickles his fancy:

  • Fitness, running, cycling and obstacle racing
  • Cooking, recipes and kitchen gadgets
  • Fatherhood and parenting from a Dad’s perspective
  • Pet ownership, particularly in respect to our Rhodesian Ridgeback Florence

Reviews

Ben is also available for reviews and can write much knowledgably than me on the above subjects or collaborative posts.

If you would like to discuss a review from Ben please email lovelylaurasblog@gmail.com.

Read All Ben’s Posts

A review of the Spartan Race at Windsor

BEN’S ZONE: Windsor Spartan Sprint Review

Windsor Spartan Sprint Review It seems like ages since I did an OCR review and the truth of the matter is that I have not been racing much over the…

Albums I Have Loved - Ride: Nowhere

BEN’S ZONE: Albums I Have Loved – Ride: Nowhere

Albums I Have Loved – Ride: Nowhere I often find myself ranting to bystanders about some obscure record or other that I feel like they should listen to.  I thought…

Prophets of Rage - O2 Academy Shepherds Bush

BEN’S ZONE: Prophets of Rage – O2 Academy Shepherds Bush

Prophets of Rage – O2 Academy Shepherds Bush They say you should never meet your heroes but, to be honest, I’ve not found that to be good advice when it…

Oystermouth Castle Review

BEN’S ZONE: Oystermouth Castle Review

Oystermouth Castle Review Oystermouth Castle Review I do love a good castle. Never during my normal life, for some reason but when I’m on hols I can’t resist. There’s just something about…

5 Things to do on a British Beach

BEN’S ZONE: 5 Things to do on a British Beach

5 Things to do on a British Beach I love going on holiday in the UK.  Don’t get me wrong, I love travelling too and I miss France terribly at…

Ben with the supplements on his hand

BEN’S ZONE: ncapsulate® Gut Maintenance Programme Review

ncapsulate® Gut Maintenance Program Review *Advertisement Feature I have IBS.  I tend not to like talking about it as the symptoms are quite embarrassing but it’s something I’ve lived with…

Black Orchid Empire and Hypophora at 229 Venue 2, London

BEN’S ZONE: Black Orchid Empire and Hypophora at 229 Venue 2, London

Black Orchid Empire and Hypophora at 229 Venue 2, London Support bands are a funny thing really. You buy a ticket for the band you’re interested in seeing and, for…

My Favourite Comfort Foods - Stewed Apples

BEN’S ZONE: My Favourite Comfort Foods – Stewed Apples

My Favourite Comfort Foods – Stewed Apples I often blog about new gadgety stuff I am playing with in the kitchen and I’ll be honest, I do like a good…

Pressure King Pro Review

BEN’S ZONE: Pressure King Pro Review

Pressure King Pro Review It’s no secret to anyone that knows me that I rather like kitchen gadgets and my latest is a Pressure King Pro (affiliate link) instant pressure…

Barbecue and Pollution, What's the Deal? - Assorted delicious grilled meat with vegetable over the coals on a barbecue

BEN’S ZONE: Barbecue and Pollution, What’s the Deal?

Barbecue and Pollution, What’s the Deal? I’ve blogged many times about my love of the barbecue and that hasn’t waned. This year, for the first time, I do find myself…

Logan and Aria reading Mr. Rainbow

BEN’S ZONE: Children’s Book Review – Mr. Rainbow & Giveaway

REVIEW: Mr. Rainbow by Richard Peters & Giveaway AD – We were gifted this book and please note this feature contains affiliate links Children’s Book Review: Mr. Rainbow by Richard…

One thought on “Ben’s Zone

  1. I wish I had the will power to exercise and eat healthier, you must be so proud of him, even if he did end up with pneumonia for all his hard work and effort, remove the bikes one a month I’m sure he won’t notice, I do it with my children’s toys lol xxx

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