Entries by Lucy Karsten from 08/2012

I'm Bad at Losing, and Other Revelations

| Posted 08.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle

I have recently learnt two things about myself. The first is that I really, really like to participate in activities that I'm good at. The second is that I'm an oddly bad loser.

Life's Too Short for Egg-White Omelettes (and Other Rules to Live By)

| Posted 08.21.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Purple is long-gone but Vingt-Quatre is alive and well, and has just had a makeover. I popped along to see if I could recapture some of my glory days. Unfortunately, not being almost 18 years old anymore, I get tired nowadays, and so I went for dinner, rather than at 3am.

Strongest, Fastest, Best or Why Women Should Compete

| Posted 08.25.2012 | UK Lifestyle

I am a decent tennis player, an OK squash player and reasonably handy on a badminton court. But it's ping-pong that's really my sport. When my parents divorced I was bought a ping-pong table, which I practised on endlessly, Forrest Gump-style, alone.