Biteable Beauty

Emergen-C (Trailwalker Item 6)

My final Trailwalker essential is also very fitting for this time of year. We've all noticed the temperature dropping this week in London as well as the sniffles and coughs in the office/tube/pub from others around us and perhaps in ourselves. It's this time of...

Nutiva Chia Seeds (Trailwalker Item 5)

Chia seeds are an ancient food eaten in early Aztec and Mayan cultures. They are full of fibre, protein, minerals, omega-3 and antioxidants. They don't taste of much, but I wasn't eating them for flavour. What makes chia seeds great for eating during exercise is...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Jane Iredale Cosmetics

Iredale Mineral Cosmetics was founded by Jane Iredale, a mineral-based makeup company which prides itself on not only producing cosmetics that are not just safe but actually cosmeceutical. They are non-comedogenic, each product is sensitivity tested and there is virtually no allergy risk. Unlike most...

Coconut Water (Trailwalker Item 4)

Coconut water is an addiction of mine, admittedly there are worse things to be addicted to. A piano student first introduced me to a white can of the beverage which I instantly took a liking to flavour-wise, however I was initially put off after drinking...

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Beyond Beauty Paris

Having worked at the various UK beauty shows, both trade and consumer, I was interested to see not only how the Parisians did it but also to see what brands were exhibiting and hopefully uncover some new gems. I was not disappointed. Now it claims...

Genki Haramaki (Trailwalker Item 1)

I came across this item at the Holistic Health Show in Birmingham and was intrigued. It is a tubular garment made out of ribbed super soft cotton which you wear around your abdomen, folded over twice, based on a traditional Japanese garment worn to maintain...

Trailwalker 2011 – Epic!

On the morning of Saturday 16th July, I set out with three companions - Rebecca Burn-Callander, Kate Bassett and Kier Wiater Carnihan - to walk 100km in 30 hours across the South Downs in aid of The Gurkha Welfare Trust and Oxfam. We've collected nearly...

Animal Friends

I love animals and always have done. I have had a pet for most of my life. Cats, fish and most recently Mimi our beloved dog. As I looked back through our holiday photos in Turkey it became quite apparent the extent to which I...