Tag Archive: Health

November 3, 2015 - Written by:

Run Baby Run


The auburn leaves underfoot and starkly bright mornings give me a very specific déjà vu – it marks one year since I began running. I love it most in the early morning and late evening, when the light flits, either fading or broadening. Needless to say, autumn is my favourite time of year. Positioned midway between the extremities of summer... Read the rest of this post...


October 14, 2015 - Written by:

‘Why Are You Vegan?’


‘Why are you vegan?’ Over the past two years, I’ve had plenty of practice at answering this question. It is commonly preceded by me explaining what a vegan is – someone who does not eat dairy, meat, eggs or honey; who does not wear leather, wool or silk; who avoids exploitation of animals as far as possible. The short version,... Read the rest of this post...


April 15, 2015 - Written by:

‘You just have to be kind – there’s nothing bigger than that’. – INTERVIEW: Pavan Amara, Founder of the My Body Back Project


Sitting in a pretty teashop in Camden on a rainy Sunday morning sounds like a lot of people’s idea of a cosy way to spend part of your weekend. And on this particular occasion, it was made even more delightful with the company of Pavan Amara (or Pav for short), founder of the My Body Back Project. My Body Back... Read the rest of this post...


March 4, 2015 - Written by:

On Being a Female Traveler in India


I recently spent a month travelling around India. A month driving 3000 miles on roads that could hardly count as a dirt track, let alone something that was driveable in a vintage car older than my 26 years. But although the roads were life threatening and terrifying, that wasn’t our main concern. Being three white women travelling through the arse-end... Read the rest of this post...


August 19, 2014 - Written by:

Old habits die hard. Or do they?


Old habits die hard. Or do they? Over one of the many Easter-time bank holidays, a friend of mine visited me in London for a few days. Coming from the country, she’d bought a glossy women’s magazine to occupy her during the journey. I’m not one to buy magazines – so rarely read them. Flicking through her shiny copy of... Read the rest of this post...