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
Visited Pho Oxford recently with my niece to meet up with a few girlfriends over lunch. Friends chose the venue and I hadn't been before. When we first walked in, I must admit I thought it was a bit grundgy but I was just being a snob. The restaurant serves up tasty, honest Vietnamese, Asian,… Continue reading Pho Westgate Oxford – Vietnamese Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
We are having the most amazing sunshine for May! The kind that makes you think it's earlier than it is so you actually have the energy to go out in the evenings so a couple of weeks ago we decided to go out for a meal at Gee's on the Banbury Road in Oxford. Gee's… Continue reading Gee’s Restaurant
There's a lady in my Pilates class who has fabulous hair- thick, smooth, shiny - and long! I used to admire her hair and wonder how she keeps it in such great condition. So one day I just asked her "How does your hair always look so amazing?!" She then revealed that she has really… Continue reading The hair styling product that protects and gives you supersoft hair
It will lift your mood as it releases endorphins that trigger happy feelings similar to morphine. It will energise you - because it increases blood flow which in turn creates energy in your body making you feel less fatigued. It gets your heart pumping and reduces your risk of heart disease. It clears… Continue reading If you don’t do any exercise – do this: 7 reasons to walk for just 20 minutes every day
Recently I met a friend for lunch who I hadn’t seen in ages. I love meeting up with this friend as the conversation just flows and I always find there’s never enough time to catch up on everything. We met in a dimly lit place and as my lovely friend filled me in on all… Continue reading The makeup gem that might be hiding in your teenager’s make-up case!
Why Stretch? Because stretching is great for you. Why? According to the Mayo Clinic, stretching may help you: Improve your joint range of motion (your flexibility) Improve your athletic performance Decrease your risk of injury Mayo goes on to say: Stretching can help improve flexibility, and, consequently, range of motion about your joints. Better flexibility […]… Continue reading SF: Flexibility – Important at every age — Professionals Health Connection
How many cups of coffee do you need to have in the morning before you feel like a fully functioning human? One or two and then maybe one after lunch to wave off the four o’clock slump? At one time or another we’ve all tried to fend off tiredness with an extra cup of the… Continue reading Coffee: is it good or bad for you?
Hayo'u Method Gua Sha is a self-treatment method inspired by Chinese Medicine. It unlocks our health and beauty using simple one-minute rituals. This is such a fabulous way to massage your face whilst watching telly! It really is a dIY facial and works brilliantly at getting blood flow to those areas of the face that… Continue reading The beauty technique you need to know for 2018