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Zeus

Grief comes in many forms…

We share the saddest news – our beloved Zeus passed away on Sunday, 6th October. He was such a loving soul & we miss him terribly! After a short battle with an aggressive tumour, he passed away peacefully at home cradled in my arms. It all happened so quickly! I am still in shock and […]

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lying in the sun

What makes a good sunscreen? – part 1

With summer here and holidays in the sun planned, we turn to buying sunscreens and the question arises: What is a good sunscreen? In my research into this question, I realise that this is not a simple question! My quest for an answer takes me through the following journey: Why do we use sunscreen? We […]

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yoga outside under the sun

Be Healthy with Vitamin D

It’s now officially summer here in the UK. This brings the longer, sunnier days and the desire to soak up some sunshine and warmth. Which brings us back to the question: Is it healthy to be out in the sun? The answer – YES! Sunshine has great health benefits, including that it’s the best way […]

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green juice detox

Top tips for starting juicing…

Spring is definitely on its way so our retreat guests are asking about refreshing ways to eat well. The question of smoothies versus juicing usually arises and I’ve answered that on my blog here: Juice or Smoothie – which is best? As I recommend a green juice is great for reviving when the afternoon energy […]

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Detox juice

Which juicer is best?

It’s that time of year when we want to be healthy again and our retreat guests always ask about tips for a healthier lifestyle. As such, the question of smoothies versus juicing often arises and I’ve answered that on my blog: Juice or Smoothie – which is best? This then leads to asking: What are […]

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cake vs salad

Listen to Your Body…

“No diet can substitute for the wisdom of your body.” Brooke Castillo. I am the first to admit that I have a sweet tooth! You name it, chocolate, cake, pudding, vanilla syrup in my latte’s, even fruit, I love anything sweet…………to be honest, why stop there; I also love starchy carbs, breads, pastries, pasta. I […]

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mobile banking

Are we ever allowed to switch off?

“Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life” – Dolly Parton. In today’s world, technology has become an additional limb to the human body. We are forever connected and now so reliant on technology that we cannot leave the house without our phones. So much so that it appears […]

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