Meet Sarah

THIS WEEK’S STRANGER:  Sarah, yoga instructor The story behind the stranger: I was at Balance Festival last Sunday and, seeing as I got there early enough, I decided to go to the group meditation class. I’ve experimented with meditation in the past and often use the Headspace app which features a straight-talking man named Andy who…

What’s in season – Spring

  The latter half of Spring is such a lovely time of year (aside from the hayfever). The evenings are light, the trees are green and my all-time favourite foods come into season. The Easter celebrations bring good food and family, while May offers us warmth, sunshine and the emergence of freckles, all in preparation…

What I learnt at the HBC summit

On the Saturday of the Easter weekend I went to the HBC (Health Bloggers Community) summit at The Hoxton hotel in Shoreditch. The day was filled with fitness and meditation classes; social media, marketing and photography workshops; panel discussions with the likes of Pixie Turner, The Angry Chef and Alice Liveing; and a whole load…

LENT – I did it!

Lent is over! 40 days and 40 nights of cocoa cravings and no chocolate deserts ends with a chocolate brownie for breakfast, followed by two days of Easter eggs, profiteroles and chocolate hot cross buns. Yummy! Once I get going, Lent is never as hard as I think it’s going to be. The first few…

Smile with a stranger

THIS WEEK’S STRANGER: Toby, from Shelter The story behind the stranger: I was wondering through Covent Garden for work a few months back, taking photos of all the West End ad campaigns we had running at the time. It was freezing and I was picturing my scarf that I’d accidentally left on my bed that morning…

What’s in season – March

Cooking seasonally is a really great way to cook. Seasonal produce is fresher, tastes better and offers more nutritional value than out of season fruit and veg, plus is often cheaper to buy as it’s more readily available. It’s also far more environmentally friendly as it supports local farming and produce and minimises transportation. And if that…