‘Gunpowder, treason and Parkin’

‘Remember remember the Fifth of November’ will always bring back winter memories for all of us, be it bonfires and fireworks. But for us foodies, it’s all about the food, … Continue Reading →


Paleo Pumpkin Spiced Bread – by Christine Bailey

Christine Bailey Paleo Pumpkin Spiced Bread  A delicious, moist and grain free bread which is perfect for the Autumn and Winter months. You can use canned pumpkin puree or … Continue Reading →


The Business of making tea – The Yogi Story

Tea drinking has been a feature of British society for as long as anyone can remember. But the practice as it presently exists in Britain emerged much more recently than … Continue Reading →


Top Five Food Groups – to help beat those winter blues

Lets face it, winter is renown for being dark, cold and depressing. Between November and March it’s a struggle for some of us to remain healthy and cheerful. But it … Continue Reading →

SAD – A closer look at Seasonal Affective Disorder

SAD is a disorder affecting up to six percent of the UK population, and this can be exacerbated by anxiety, stress and sleep disturbances. A dip in mood during the … Continue Reading →

Customer Feedback

We love hearing from our customers. Some of them say such lovely things we’d feel bad for not sharing them. We’re so grateful for feedback and love reading through what … Continue Reading →


Beat those nicotine withdrawals – Eat yourself happy!

‘Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world,’ said Mark Twain. ‘I know because I’ve done it thousands of times’. Joking aside – if you’ve started the Stoptober … Continue Reading →



It’s that time of year again, when  the UK’s health service , the NHS, run their campaign (Stoptober) to encourage smokers to quit, for good. When you “Stop smoking for 28 days you’re … Continue Reading →


Autumn care

Autumn is my favourite season. Red leaves to kick about, eerie misty mornings, trees laden with apples, walking out in the fine crisp air, warm fires – it’s not difficult … Continue Reading →


Lane’s – For a ‘Quiet Life’ and a good night’s sleep

Every now and then life can become more challenging and can seem difficult to cope with. Raising children, work related responsibilities, and personal difficulties can affect our quality of sleep. … Continue Reading →

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