Roots and Toots is having a make-over!

Well, call me a pineapple* and paint me indigo, after three years, Roots and Toots finally has a ‘face’! Thanks to the wildly talented Helen (my illustrator friend from Memo Helen) – thanks again love! (Isn’t she a clever one?) This nicely marks the start of a few changes I’ll be making to my blog […]

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How has Reiki helped you?

Life’s been a juggling act this year but I’m now starting to keep my eggs in the air, so to speak. One thing that’s kept me sane (ish) is my Reiki practice. This autumn I’m part of the editorial team for Touch magazine. (Touch is the official magazine for the Reiki Association UK.) If there […]

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The Highs and Lows of a Sugar Detox

  A World Without Sugar Imagine a world without sugar or sweeteners. Doesn’t sound like much fun does it. Yet we’d all suffer from significantly fewer health problems if we reduced our sugar intake. These days, the average Brit consumes 238 teaspoons of sugar a week without knowing it – that’s 34 a day! Just […]

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Chocolate Chia Seed Puddings

I borrowed this recipe from nutritionist Catherine Jeans. It’s just one of many easy sugar-free hacks available from her 30 Day Sugar Detox Course, which I’ve now almost completed. As a chocoholic, these little puds have been a life-saver for a chocolatey hit that doesn’t contain any sugar. They’re great for an after dinner treat, […]

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Review: Latitude Festival 2017

Henham Park yet again provided the backdrop for a truly awesome weekend as we returned five years later to one of the UK’s most eclectic and immersive festival experiences – Latitude 2017. Latitude 2017 in a Nutshell The 1975 gave a phenomenal debut headline performance on Friday night. Mumford and Sons and their Gentlemen of […]

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Things NOT to miss at Latitude 2017

I’ve been body-popping in front of the bathroom mirror today because I’ve just discovered we have tickets to review Latitude Festival next week. Starting next Thursday 13th July until 16th July and set in the stunning grounds of Henham Park, Suffolk. I’ve been to Latitude a few times in the past, for work and pleasure, […]

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NEW RESTAURANT & COCKTAIL JOINT “THE TIPSY VEGAN”

Oh em gee, there’s a new vegan joint in town! From the same people who brought you Bia Kitchen – the popular vegan street food stall on Norwich Market – this week sees the launch of the business’s second venture “The Tipsy Vegan”. I was lucky enough to have a sneak preview a couple of days before […]

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Review: Norfolk & Norwich Festival 2017

Norfolk & Norwich Festival Fri 12 – Sun 28 May Every May the Norfolk & Norfolk Festival transforms our fine city with an absurdly imaginative and vibrant collection of creative experiences and performances from both local and globally acclaimed talent. At this year’s Festival you could have seen and taken part in all manner of […]

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