Wellness Wednesday – Podcasts

I am well aware that this isn't something new, podcasts have been around for a long time and I have been downloading them for a couple of years, but what is new is how they have made me feel about my mental health. There are two in particular which I have been listening to a … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday – Podcasts

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Recipe – Hemsley + Hemsley Banana Bread

This is my absolute fail safe banana bread recipe, that sounds overly dramatic but I'm telling you - it's always good. It's from one of my favourite cook books (shop here) and it takes a while in the oven so I like to make it on a Sunday when I'm pottering around and happy for … Continue reading Recipe – Hemsley + Hemsley Banana Bread

Currently Coveting: Plant pots and garden accessories

After writing about how gardening has improved my mental health in my latest Wellness Wednesday post (which you can check out here) I thought I would share the 10 indoor garden accessories I am currently coveting, some of the items I have recently bought myself and the rest I have got a very beady eye … Continue reading Currently Coveting: Plant pots and garden accessories

Book Review – All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

I have never read anything else like this book. It was as if the prose hatched inside my chest and beat me from the inside out, the whole book is like poetry and it moved me to tears more than once. It's a story of two separate children's lives running parallel to one and other during … Continue reading Book Review – All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Recipe: Shin Beef with Ginger and Soy from River Cottage Everyday

I know in the height of summer it seems crazy to participate in any version of slow cooking but this recipe is worth it. Despite the season it never hurts to have a house that smells divine and if you open all the windows and eat it outside you can even pretend you're abroad. This … Continue reading Recipe: Shin Beef with Ginger and Soy from River Cottage Everyday

Book review – French Children don’t throw food by Pamela Duckerman

Summery:  New Yorker Pamela Druckerman never imagined she would end up in a Paris apartment with an English husband and a baby. She discovered that in France mothers did things differently - and often better. So she set about investigating the secrets of parenting à la française. I was gifted this book by my boyfriend. In … Continue reading Book review – French Children don’t throw food by Pamela Duckerman