Hell is a Place on Earth: Teething, Tantrums, and a Tale of Two Viruses.

After some careful consideration, I can confirm that Hell is indeed a place on earth. I know what you're thinking, but it's not Ikea hung over on a Sunday afternoon. It's not the Tory Party Conference or a Trump Rally. It's not even an Amazon warehouse on Black Friday. No; these are, at most, gateways … Continue reading Hell is a Place on Earth: Teething, Tantrums, and a Tale of Two Viruses.

C is for Cabbage: 3 Reasons to Make Your Own Sauerkraut

Continuing my Culinary A-Z, I have decided that this week should big up the humble cabbage. Stuffed and baked leaves, zingy crisp slaws, and... rumbledethumps are but a few of the reasons to love this much maligned brassica. But this week, I want to sing the praises of sauerkraut (and get you making it). Sauerkraut gets a … Continue reading C is for Cabbage: 3 Reasons to Make Your Own Sauerkraut

My ‘Sparkle Moment’ on World Mental Health Day

It's World Mental Health Day today! I only found this out when a colleague circulated a link to our organisation's counselling and support service, alongside their own experience of accessing  to help with overcoming anxiety. I have written here about my own struggles with mental health (in particular here, here, and here), and have found the … Continue reading My ‘Sparkle Moment’ on World Mental Health Day