Setting intentions

I enjoyed a lovely week off work last week with my partner, Lawrence. We didn’t go away on holiday, but instead spent time doing our favourite things and discovering places in our own city. We did fun things, like seeing the new Spider-Man movie (it’s amazing!) and adult things, like organising our finances. It was…

Are supermarket vouchers a good deal?

I have a keen interest in shopping. Food shopping mind, I don’t have a huge patience for much else. I thoroughly enjoy seeking out bargains, getting the best quality for my money and finding unusual things to try. I’m pretty dedicated to Sainsbury’s but that’s mainly because of its proximity to where I live and…

The Big Dream

Going to Kate’s Cafe in Southampton at the weekend reignited my goal of owning and running my own cafe. Everything will be blue and white, my favourite colour combination. All of the dishes will match, with co-ordinating fixtures and fittings. There will be light wood tables and chairs dotted around the space, with elegant menus…

The anti-inflammatory food shop

I find research into how food affects the body fascinating. We’re learning more everyday about the brain, our digestive system and how our muscles convert the food we eat into energy. Unfortunately, there is a lot of pseudo-science that disguises itself as fact. And it can be a quagmire to wade through. We constantly ask…