The day the shops closed: A food forager’s journey. Day 1

I’ve been a keen forager for a long time. To aimlessly wander and pick up roots and shoots, leaves and fruit, it’s my ultimate pastime. I’m realizing more and more that even organic farming has an element of aggression to it, especially when it relies heavily on soil amendments and human inputs to produce food….

Cacao: stardust of the upper yoga class

Cacao is good for you. For most people this statement marks the start of a midweek Cadbury bender into the depths of the unhealthy house mates’ section of the kitchen cupboard, only to wake up on the couch 8 hours later, the morning news blaring, surrounded by purple wrappers and brown stains. Blame yourself! You…

This is why diet plans don’t work! Plus 6 things that do work.

Out with the natural flow of life! It’s time for discipline. Let’s eat very specific varieties and quantities of food whilst mercilessly depriving ourselves of our favourites, for a set period of time. This copyrighted guide to a better you, written by another human being supposedly more knowledgeable of your body’s wants and needs is…