If you do one thing for your vagina this year - take up Pilates. Why? Because Pilates makes sex better. And this doesn’t apply only to women who’ve given birth vaginally. It applies to those who’ve had Caesarians and even women who’ve not had children. Some women opt for c-section delivery to protect their vagina… Continue reading Pilates: The dirty little secret!
Not many desserts spell summer like Eton Mess. Crunchy meringue, whipped cream and strawberry sauce is a winning combination, best served al fresco. And it's one that can be prepped in advance and then assembled when ready to eat. Children love joining in at this stage too - prepping - and eating that is. The… Continue reading A quintessentially English dessert with an Indian twist
When I was young all the girls who had long hair like me used to oil their hair with coconut oil. It was a weekly ritual. Coconut oiled hair braided into 2 plaits all week for school and then washed out once a week on a Friday equalled gorgeous weekend hair! Even back then our… Continue reading Why I love coconut oil
I recently visited a friend whom I hadn't seen in years and had been very ill. And whilst she was making a good recovery from her illness, she told me that she had just found out about another unrelated health set back and would need further surgery. A few years ago she had a transvaginal… Continue reading ‘It felt like I had cut glass inside me’ Why hundreds of women are suing the NHS
Bird of paradise Raja Ampat is well known for its incredible underwater life, but look up in the trees and you’ll find that its avian population is just as spectacular. Papua is famous for its endemic birds of paradise, and many birders come specifically for them. Early colonials having never seen the bird of paradise… Continue reading Bird of Paradise viewing- Raja Ampat
Recently we were invited on this amazing yachting holiday by friends on a private yacht with its own chef ( I know - get me holidaying like Beyoncé) One evening Chef Tom (as he was affectionately called by us) served up his usual fabulous food and the potatoe purée had this wonderfully distinctive taste. I… Continue reading The ingredient that turns the humble Mac n Cheese into a gourmet meal
Pilates exercises can streamline your body in a few minutes. Yes you read that right! Whether I've been hunched at my desk all day or unfurled my body from a long car or plane journey, these exercises give me a svelte figure in a matter of minutes. If your posture is bad, your spine curves… Continue reading 5 pilates exercises that instantly improve your posture