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A tale of two births, Part 1: H’s story

A tale of two births, Part 1: H’s story

Everyone likes a good birth story right? (you're either cringing and hurriedly clicking the 'X' at the top of your page or your interest has been piqued!). My two pregnancies and births were so completely different - one was intense, rapid, painful and unexpected and the other was long, slow, calm and ultimately life threatening. Below is [...]

Sepsis: H’s story WARNING: Contains a graphic account of our experience with sepsis and may be triggering for some readers.

Sepsis: H’s story                                 WARNING: Contains a graphic account of our experience with sepsis and may be triggering for some readers.

This little face is the face of a sepsis survivor. This photo was taken of my son, H, at nine months old, the day following one of the scariest 24 hours of my life. Although, if it hadn't been for the cannula still in his arm, you would have never been able to tell, I had almost [...]

Black bean and brown rice burgers with shoestring sweet potato fries

Black bean and brown rice burgers with shoestring sweet potato fries

Special enough for the weekend but virtuous enough for a weeknight treat, this black bean and brown rice burger with shoestring sweet potato fries hits the spot! Keep any leftover uncooked patties in the freezer for a 'fast food' fix another night! For the burger: Ingredients • 2 cups brown rice • 2 x 400g [...]

Redemption Bar Covent Garden review (vegan restaurant and bar)

Redemption Bar Covent Garden review (vegan restaurant and bar)

If you have been following my blog, you will know that for the New Year I have resolved to go back to eating the best diet possible (without being completely restrictive) and as part of that I have been eating mostly vegan during the week. Just to be clear, I am NOT vegan, but MY diet is probably around 75% plant based. For January [...]