Category Archives: Food & Health

My 4-Week Wine Diary – Week 3

My friends told me to just enjoy myself and so I did and drank 14 units instead of the promised 11 this week. Here are some reflections in my 3rd week of my 4- week experiment to limit myself to 14 units … Continue reading

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My 4-Week Wine Diary- Week 2

The problem is that once opened, wine is always best before tomorrow. In fact, there is a long list of wine problems: The better wines rarely come in half bottles and I hate wastage so if I’ve started, I’ll finish … Continue reading

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My 4-Week Wine Diary – Week 1

Last week I announced my 4-week experiment to limit my consumption to 14 units of alcohol per week in an attempt to shrink the stomach flab. My supportive friends are currently wagering on how long I can survive the bandwagon. I … Continue reading

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I feel like Gin tonight

Whatever the problem – wine is the solution – except when it comes to fighting the flab. For months, I have blamed my small and yet perfectly formed stomach bulge on the C-section I had when my gorgeous son was born. This argument has … Continue reading

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Top 10: Almond Croissants in London

It’s my latest guilty pleasure. I didn’t think I liked croissants until Sunday morning, sitting at Paul’s in the sunshine opposite St.Paul’s cathedral after a heavy night partying at a friend’s 50th. When Hubby asked if I wanted a pastry with my … Continue reading

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Not keen on greens?

My 8 year old son refused any green vegetables when he was weaned at 4 months old. Since then, he has only managed the odd teaspoon of peas or oddly enough, okra (or ladies fingers). My daughter is not much of … Continue reading

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The Great British Weather and the Sunshine Vitamin

Vitamin D can help fight against colds and flu according to recent research. Known commonly as the sunshine vitamin due to its production in the skin when exposed to the sun, there are now concerns that many people in the U.K. … Continue reading

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