Post Tagged with: "Food"

The Fourteen Flaws of the Zombie Flick

January 30, 2014 10:00 am0 comments
The Fourteen Flaws of the Zombie Flick

Now, I love zombies as much as the next person. The slow, decaying, Walking Dead type, the quick, blood spluttering 28 Days Later strain and even the ethically-torn Warm Bodies ones: but as much as I do enjoy a good zombie film, I can’t help but pick out the plot holes that never […]

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Food And The Senses

November 25, 2013 1:52 pm0 comments
Food And The Senses

Most of us automatically assume that we eat if we are hungry, enjoy food based on its taste, or reject food if it doesn’t compliment our palette. When we think of the senses associated with eating, taste, smell and sight dominate. It is not rare for us to salivate when […]

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Edinburgh Festival Guide 2013

August 4, 2013 10:29 pm0 comments
Edinburgh Festival Guide 2013

It’s that time of year again when acrobats, foodies and comedians all unite to make the Edinburgh Festivals better than ever. Any and every festival to tickle your fancy will be playing in various venues all across Edinburgh but what festivals are the best picks? From free festivals to award-winning ones, […]

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Easter Destination: Murcia, Spain

February 28, 2013 2:48 pm0 comments
Easter Destination: Murcia, Spain

Easter is only a month and a half away, and the best choice this holiday is to escape to a sunny place. As a native Spaniard myself, I will suggest Murcia, in Southern Spain. Worried about the money? Don’t worry at all; below I will detail everything you can do […]

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5 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

December 10, 2012 6:00 pm0 comments
5 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

Once again, it has come to that time of year in which the streets fill with people and the cold weather returns with a vengeance. (Not that we have had the joy of a consistently hot summer this year). The days grow shorter, the darkness makes it almost impossible to rise in the […]

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The excuses for gaining weight

November 8, 2012 10:00 am1 comment
The excuses for gaining weight

Reuters announced that America is the most obese nation in the world, with 34% of the country’s population classified as being grossly overweight. In Europe, it’s the United Kingdom that rules the day, being fifth place in the world’s classification. With more and more weight loss clubs around, various calorie-counting […]

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Food Porn

October 17, 2012 9:33 pm1 comment
Food Porn

What is it about photographs of food that makes people drool all the more? Once the hobby of teenage girls, taking pictures of food to display on blogs and on social networking sites are now the norm. I even catch myself doing it on occasion. Cookbooks are the obvious source […]

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Malnutrition – More Common Than You Think

July 27, 2012 12:00 pm0 comments
Malnutrition – More Common Than You Think

When you hear the word malnutrition, what do you think of? Perhaps it is a child in an African country where there is famine as a consequence of a natural disaster, war or poverty. However, malnutrition is actually a lot closer to home than you may realise. In the UK, […]

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