Once upon a time, before Talbot Avenue was born, Kim and I met as housemates and over a period of a few months we quickly came to realise that we were destined to be in one another’s lives.  We are both the kind of people who like to surround ourselves by dreamers, doers, believers and thinkers.  Many a time we have spent under the moonlight, drinking rose, dissecting life, our purpose, what connects us to this world and others around us.  It has always been important to open up a safe space between us where we can each share all that matters to us, from the mundane to the magical.

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    There are many opinions when it comes to snacking.  Here at Talbot HQ we refrain from using words like forbidden or can’t.  We recognise that moderation is the key and snacking for us is no exception to this rule.  The kind of snacks we reach for, crave and munch in our every day lives matter.  Healthy living is a lifestyle choice and the art of snacking is very much a part of this process.

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    It is 4:48am.  My mind and body are wide awake.  I (KS) have slept at most 4.5 hours.  Whilst this is not a common occurrence,  I know the day ahead will be full of activities, meetings and demands that require a good night’s sleep.  I often wonder how much sleep do we really need? The Talbot team pack a lot into a day and often our fast-paced, busy lifestyles result in us functioning on very little sleep.  Whilst our days are full and we work hard to balance both work and play, we often find that exhaustion and tiredness are something we have gotten used to.

    Trying to understand sleep, the quality of sleep and the power it has on our waking life…

    How much sleep do we really need?

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