May seems unusually busy. We’ve shed our Winter skin and seem to be racing towards Summer at a rate of knots. Awash with school socials and graduations, field trips and fundraisers, it is also the month in which Everest was first conquered by Sir Edmund Hilary and Tenzing Norgay, Florence Nightingale was born (hence International Nurses Month) and the world was stunned by the first 4 minute mile. Continue reading
This week, as Meg begins another seasonal cleanse with Frances Murchison of Mindfullyfed (more on this next week), I’m busy filtering my thoughts for our summer vacation. Now at the end of January, just when the drudge of winter is beginning to take its toll, the prospect of a trip on the horizon is restorative. We’ve asked Frances to share some insight from her recent trip to India…. Continue reading
Last July I celebrated my 50th birthday with a trip to Peru. In addition to hiking the Inca Trail I used the trip as a research mission, to gather spice and recipe inspiration for our Zen of Slow Cooking venture.
Before the Holidays in England, my brother and I would spend December wishing away the days in the hope that Christmas would come quicker. “Don’t wish your life away!” I would often hear my dad saying, a nugget of advice which has become golden over the years.