Recipe // Sweet Potato and Lentil Polpette…

Many of you found the whole Instagram story of me making these yesterday hilarious!  Stupid auto correct, calling them polyester instead of polpettes! Honestly! Whilst others kindly ignored that, and asked for the recipe, which seems daft to me, as I made it up, but hey – here goes. These polpettes are super easy to make, and so delicious.  I tend to make a large batch of them and keep them in the fridge to add to Buddha bowls for

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Personal // Is anyone out there?

Working in social media is a lonely business. I know that sounds stupidly daft, and I can see that you are probably all thinking she’s talking out of her ass… but it is, believe me.  It takes a special kind of person to shout endlessly into the black hole void of the interweb… not knowing if anyone is listening or indeed if anyone cares. I sit here, in my lounge, with only my cats for conversation whilst thinking up funny

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Simple Gardens // For the love of rattan chairs…

This summer I am all over rattan chairs for the garden.  Especially these, above – looks gorgeous doesn’t it?  I found this image via Pinterest and immediately fell in love, this could be my own garden, right?. I actually have a rattan / wicker cane chair (whatever they are called) from my childhood, it was given to me by my parents in the 80’s for one of my birthdays… I still have it, but I am reluctant to leave it out

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Travel // Neubau district, Vienna & neubau eyewear…

If you were to ask me my thoughts on Vienna, well I would probably have said Waltzes and Opera. Cliche I know, but what I didn’t know about it was just how beautiful and incredibly cool it was.  With boutique pop up shops, vegan restaurants and inner city re-greening projects.  My eyes were truly opened.

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Simple Living // How to style a summer feast with friends…

With the weather behaving itself these past few days here in the UK, it’s time to think about throwing a little summer soiree for friends this Bank Holiday Monday.  It can be as simple or as grand an affair as you like, from candelabras and champagne flutes or a pared back scheme with rough hewn table top and sharing plates of salads. I love summer for entertaining, everything seems to much better with a touch of sunshine and fresh flowers.

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Simple Living // 7 ways to fragrance your home…

During Spring and Summer, we love to fling the windows wide open to let the cool fresh air into the home.  But the change in air can sometimes highlight that the home is less than fragrant, especially if you live with animals and kids like I do. So much of our emotions and memories are linked to our sense of smell, so why not think about creating a signature scent for you home.  Much better than sweaty trainers or wet

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Simple living // Restoration by Sainsburys…

The very word ‘Restoration’ brings to mind two things. 1. doing up wrecked buildings and transforming them into beautiful homes (very George Clarke) 2. Restoring oneself to a place of calm. Although my home, probably could do with a team of cleaners, it doesn’t need a restoration to save this old house.  But I, on the other hand, could do with some looking after – a definite restoration project here. I believe that a shift in habits and mixing up

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