Few other pieces of kitchen kit remain as distrusted as the microwave oven
What have battered road signs, discarded leaflets and crumpled tin cans got to do with the meaning of life? The word on the street is: more than you think.
The gate to my allotment plot is just a short walk from the doctor’s surgery. Five years ago, after weekly counselling sessions for post-natal depression, I would unlock that gate and set aside an hour to hoe. Looking back, it was here that the real therapy began.
In my regular round up of content on my site, I look back at food, drink and gardening articles published in magazines as well as the advice and opinions I’ve given in my blog over the last few months.
An exploration of some fascinating and surprising facts about how our stomachs work and the important role they play in our wellbeing and health
As a gardening journalist I’m lucky enough to combine my love of growing with my work, so it was fascinating to be commissioned to look into the history of the …
With lighter nights and warmer days, ditch the gym and start exercising outside. It could have surprising benefits
Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day, does scoffing after six always pile on the pounds and just who came up with the idea of three square meals?
Hopefully those who visit my site will enjoy reading about the fascinating people and places I’ve written about – I’ve certainly had a lot of fun revisiting my writing archive!
I wade into the great gluten debate to uncover the pros and cons of this much talked about protein. Is there a grain of truth in the theory that …