Food

The ingredient that turns the humble Mac n Cheese into a gourmet meal

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

Food

Pho Westgate Oxford – Vietnamese Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options

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

Beauty

The hair styling product that protects and gives you supersoft hair

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

fitness

If you don’t do any exercise – do this: 7 reasons to walk for just 20 minutes every day

    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

fitness

SF: Flexibility – Important at every age — Professionals Health Connection

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

Beauty

The beauty technique you need to know for 2018

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