LIVING

Peace and calm at Grace Belgravia

The herb sauna at Grace Belgravia is the chicest box of wood I’ve encountered. And I love a sauna. And then you float next door to the giant hammam and things just get even better. And then you wallow in a  giant shower and waft back to the restaurant towards a big bowl […]

Spiezia organics: super skincare, hand made in Cornwall

Many moons ago, fresh and baby faced, I picked up a jar of Spiezia organic face cleanser in Harvey Nichols and so began my journey into natural skincare. Diving nose first into the super smelling, simple and unfussy pot I felt an unbounded joy at the pure and perfect fragrance of nature’s powerful ingredients, […]

Fighting burnout with food

When you hit burnout, the ground falls from beneath your feet and it’s like you have to stop ‘doing’ completely and let your body die a small death before you can haul yourself up and start again. Last summer, against my grand plan and to my own frustration and horror, that’s more […]

Nature as healer: get up, out and into the wild

via million eyez Every now and then I find that the pace and pressure of city living leave me reeling and feeling a little bit lost. And nowhere is this truer than in London, and I really feel it at the moment – racing around the urban jungle on foot, crowded tube […]

Nourishing lavender and calendula face gel

As I delve ever deeper into the inspiring, exciting and genuinely life-changing world of natural skincare, I am routinely humbled and awestruck by the healing powers of plants for our outsides as well as our insides. This is my first foray into the world of homemade face creams and potions […]

Lavender, rosewater and jojoba hair shine spray

Sometimes, especially in the city, you just need a little pick me up to keep you feeling ace. It can be a little hit of essential oil, a massive green smoothie, or a spritz of freshness to keep your skin and locks groomed on the move. This neat natural spray […]