How Fair Are You? Take The Fair Trade Test.

September 30, 2014 9:34 am0 comments
How Fair Are You? Take The Fair Trade Test.

Most people will be familiar or at least have heard of the good work that Fair Trade tries to do around the world. They are one of the very few organisations who attempt to enable us all to make a difference in our daily lives not be money donations or projects […]

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Don’t Shelve The Sangria Just Yet!

September 15, 2014 5:36 pm0 comments
Don’t Shelve The Sangria Just Yet!

The beginning of September is a noteworthy part of the year. The 1st is the day the wreckage of HMS Titanic was discovered (and subsequently the ship’s magnificent cellar housing 12,000 bottles of wine – many of which were still intact). It’s independence day in Uzbekistan. It’s Gloria Estefan’s birthday. It is also the 244th day of the […]

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Omega-3 and Heart Health

September 9, 2014 10:59 am0 comments
Omega-3 and Heart Health

Our daily routine affects our life and health in a huge way. We know that bad habits are a challenge to break. If we developed a new and better routine we would be able to observe the transformation in our health and most importantly in our heart. Much too often, […]

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Summer BBQs: don’t banish wine to the cellar

May 24, 2014 9:01 am0 comments
Summer BBQs: don’t banish wine to the cellar

The sun is shining, and an amazing realisation dawns on you: after months or rain and cold, it is finally barbecue season! As you head out to the garden to dust off your barbecue, your natural reflex may be to grab a chilled beer. But don’t automatically banish wine to […]

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Food for Thought When Travelling

March 5, 2014 1:34 pm0 comments
Food for Thought When Travelling

The world is one giant buffet full of savoury soups and delectable desserts. Travelling gives you the opportunity to explore the many offerings around the world. Ensure that you explore your palette with destinations that include some of these delicious dishes: 1. Taiwan Taiwan’s culture involves many small dishes; however, […]

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The Battle of Fat vs. Sugar

February 25, 2014 10:33 am1 comment
The Battle of Fat vs. Sugar

I thought, settling down to watch the BBC’s ‘Horizon: Sugar vs Fat’ that maybe, just maybe, I was going to learn something groundbreaking. Or failing that, at least something new. Or something interesting. What I saw instead was two tall, posh, good-looking doctors asking painfully ignorant questions of other doctors […]

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The Mayor of Scaredy Cat Town

February 7, 2014 4:30 pm0 comments
The Mayor of Scaredy Cat Town

London is well known for its nightlife, with an amazing selection of renowned and awesome bars. But what about the unknown ones? I’m talking about London’s secret bars. You may have heard about The Breakfast Club. It’s great, especially the pancakes – I didn’t realise until my visit there that […]

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Reaping the benefits of planting a herb garden

December 29, 2013 4:56 pm0 comments
Reaping the benefits of planting a herb garden

Growing your own food is, without question, a commitment. Yet, there is something wonderful about pulling your first potato from the soil and knowing exactly where it came from. This guide is aimed at complete beginners who are willing to give growing their own food a go, but don’t know […]

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