Fika is a word that I have only recently discovered. While reading a book on Swedish culture, I noticed that the word ‘fika’ kept cropping up. I learned that ‘fika’, which basically means coffee break,… View Post

With all the publicity and campaigns promoting healthy eating we are all aware of the choices we should be making. We are also encouraged to go to the gym or exercise more, drink more water,… View Post

Manuka honey has been the buzz word in magazines and on social media for many years as an advocate for good health. We often see it on shelves in health food shops, pharmacists and some… View Post

As ladies going through the menopause we are always on the lookout for ANYTHING that will help alleviate our symptoms. While the medical world promotes HRT as the best cure for menopause symptoms, most ladies… View Post

So, on a warm summer’s evening last week, I found myself heading for Côte Brasserie in Harrogate after a kind invitation by the restaurant. As the invitation included two other blogging friends, I was really looking… View Post