All tagged Health

Book Review: Singing in the Rain

Aptly described as an ‘alchemist for the spirit’ Rachel Kelly battled with depression for many years. Now an avid mental health campaigner, Singing in the Rain: 52 Practical Steps to Happiness is her latest book and delivers just as the title suggests - it is practical and it will make you smile and feel a little happier, regardless of what life is throwing at you.

Book Review: The Wild Remedy

The Wild Remedy: How Nature Mends Us - A Diary is one of the best books I have read in some time, so honest and real and beautifully put together. Don’t just buy one copy as everyone needs to read this. This should be an essential part of the schools curriculum.

Château Biodynamic

I love wine. However, as I navigate my middle years, most wine has taken an adverse dislike to me, with even moderate intakes (as in 2 medium-sized glasses) leaving me looking and feeling as if I haven't slept in days. Hence, my growing love affair with organic and biodynamic wines.

So Farro - So Great

For meals that positively sing of goodness you can't beat grains. Overflowing with virtuousness and flavour, ancient grains have come centrestage, most especially, for me anyway,  the rich nutty flavour of Farro.  


The spice with serious middle years benefits

I've been extolling the virtues of turmeric for some time now so I'm delighted that this colourful and fragrant spice is having its well deserved superfood moment.