The Most Depressing Day

January is a tough time for a lot of folk, especially us up here in the northern hemisphere. Though the winter solstice was over a month ago, the days don’t seem to be getting any lighter. Our vitamin D levels are dwindling and our skin is pasty and dry. It’s cold and miserable outside. All…

Travel more, waste less

Travelling is great. Exploring new lands whether faraway or closer to home is such a pleasure for so many people, including myself. For me, travelling is a way to relax, unwind, and answer to nobody except myself and the natural rhythms of time. I love to explore new places and I embrace the feeling of…

Locavore Flunk

So you might have been wondering what happened to my January locavore challenge?! (Or maybe you haven’t!) Here’s what happened… We stuck rigorously to our UK food challenge for the first 3 weeks of the month. We were having a great time coming up with new recipes, eating lots of pearl barley and we even…

Chilli and sweet potato pie

Hello! Welcome to yet another blog where I begin with an apology for my long absence… life. I’ll cut a long story short and tell you that I haven’t had an actual home of my own since February. This year has been an exhausting mixture of house sitting, staying with family and friends, au pairing…

Vegan Take 2

I feel like I begin every blog with an apology.. For my lack of content. I’m back and I’m sorry for my absence. I’m going to start this post by holding my hands up and admitting that I totally fell off the vegan wagon a while back. It began with an innocent mistake, then continued…

food waste supermarket

Food Insecurity: An Ongoing Issue

I’ve been contemplating writing this post for quite a while but through fears of other people’s judgement and insecurities about sharing very personal thoughts with the world. However I have decided that today is the day that I just need to get over myself and try to put my jumbled thoughts into some sort of…

Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy

I’m currently having a crisis that is a first world problem at it’s very finest. I’m sharing my conundrum with you because I’m curious to know if others ever feel this way.. My current life crisis is exactly this: life’s too easy. Don’t get me wrong, I love my life and I enjoy it. However I…