Life as an expat is rich and wonderful, and living in France for the last thirteen years has broadened my horizons more than I even could have imagined. I’ve learned how to be autonomous and very resourceful, and of course become adept at navigating a whole new language and surprisingly different culture. But, since I adore ...

You know that feeling when you see your order coming in a restaurant? You’re hungry, and you’ve been waiting for what seems like eternity, and then, finally… here it comes in all its delicious glory. That’s how we feel today, except the dish is for you… and we made it. After months and months of ...

My anti-consumerist soul takes issue with unboxing videos, and most especially with the word ‘haul’. So it made eminent sense for me to make this, erm, unboxing video of my Living Libations… haul. Allow me to explain. My consumption of Living Libations products is in no way throwaway. I lovingly savour every drop of these beautiful ...

In a perfect world, we’d be eating a plantiful rainbow, plus some vegan blueberry corncakes thrown in for good measure, and all our nutrients would be covered. But in this imperfect world, there are toxins… everywhere.  There are excitotoxins and pharmaceutical residues. There’s crap in most cosmetics, environmental toxins, and partially hydrogenated oils thrown around ...

Is this incredibly nutritious supergreen growing right under your nose? I’m willing to bet that it is! Purslane is so good for you and it’s abundant and readily available. A superfood that doesn’t have to be harvested on top of a sacred Peruvian mountain, dried, ground into a powder, and then shipped halfway across the planet? ...

At some point or another, we all come to the realization that our own experiences and wisdom could be helpful to others, and that always looking outward and “consuming” others’ content can be a hindrance in the end to sharing one’s own gifts. Not that we should stop consuming inspiring content, but it can become a ...

Up until now, I’ve been parenting instinctually. (Or, making it up as I go along, if you prefer!) But yesterday I entered a black hole of opinions: the Facebook mum groups. I was looking for some guidance with sleep patterns, but came away from my scrolling feeling grubby. The ‘my way or the highway’ mentality ...

By the time you’re reading this I’m going to be in New Delhi. Surprise!  I’m going to be doing a month-long intensive yoga teacher training in the Himalayas! So, though I’ve been practicing yoga for over 15 years, I never planned to become a yoga teacher. But, oh the beauty of life’s unforeseen adventures! Let ...

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