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Antipodes skin care: organic science

My quest for the best organic skincare is always evolving and I take great pleasure in snooping out the most luscious creams on the shelf. With so many new and intelligent bioactive brands emerging, all boasting their own super nourishing ingredients, whole hours can be whiled away in Planet Organic […]

Yoga: Margherita dal Pra

I first met Margherita when my teacher Zephyr Wildman recommended her retreats to me. I was champing at the bit to get out of London for a week and realign my body and spirit in every way possible – and impossible – so without too much thought or research I […]

Butter London 3Free nail lacquer

It has to be said that every gal likes to do her nails once in a while. I am no exception. With a mother as devoted to her weekly DIY manicure as Prince is to glitter, I was taught the perfect brush stroke long before I could boil a potato, […]

Gluten-free banana bread bites

A good banana bread is one of life’s greatest treats and until now I haven’t found a satisfactory gluten and dairy free recipe for those of us that way inclined. But while wandering through Wholefoods deciding on my lunch a couple of weeks ago I saw a yummy looking free-from […]

Nudie Jeans: 100% organic,100% super sexy

My man Ben, from whom you will be hearing a lot as he gets down and dirty in the Naturalista kitchen, has three pairs of Nudie jeans. He also has a few Levi’s, and some dodgy emergency-purchase ones from (gasp) Zara man. And it’s not because they’re organic that I […]

Chia, coconut & cinnamon porridge

Porridge and I go way back. It was the first thing I ever learned to make and when I was a child I used to bound out of bed on the weekend and quietly whip some up in the kitchen just as my granny taught me: with rolled oats, a pinch […]

Soak your nuts!

In these exciting, elightening and increasingly health-conscious days, there is much talk of soaking one’s nuts. I myself take great relish in the ceremony and love to eat soaked almonds, cashews or whatever other nutty treat is lurking in the kitchen cupboard – I prefer them plump and juicy anyway, […]