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Go organic, where it counts

  A friend of mine recently called me a hippie. Whilst I carefully kept a straight face and continued the conversation as if I wasn’t phased, the truth is that my mind was whizzing with curiosity as to how I could be likened to a hippie. A hippie, seriously? When I think of hippies, I imagine the 1960s…

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Jamie Oliver and his wish

“I wish for your help to create a strong, sustainable movement to educate every child about food, inspire families to cook again and empower people everywhere to fight obesity.” Jamie Oliver’s TED Award wish, February 2010. I was inspired to seek out Jamie Oliver’s TED Award acceptance speech. It’s the video above. And it’s pukka….

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Create super health: buy local

  Oh hail the centre of fashion. I love Italy. I love the sound of high-heel shoes on ancient cobble stone streets. I love voluptuous, sun-kissed and super-sweet Tuscan tomatoes. I love the challenge of crossing Via del Corso with a sea of Vespas swarming towards me.  And of course, every woman loves the way Italian…

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My new best friend forever

My Dad made us a fish casserole. This in itself is probably not that awe-inspiring, so let me indulge by setting the scene: My Dad – as much as I love him – is not competent in the kitchen. In fact, his repertoire is, shall we say, limited. He is “of THAT generation” and sometimes (dare…

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