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Vegan eats in Prague

Vegan eats in Prague

Traveling while making plant-based choices can be a little tricky and although I did some research ahead of our visit to Prague I didn’t know what to expect from the vegan options in the city. I was very pleasantly surprised… View Post

My week fuelled by TREK

My week fuelled by TREK

Last week I took on a challenge with TREK and enjoyed their NEW Cocoa Raisin Protein Flapjack* to fuel my adventures! Here’s what I got up to and how TREK helped me on my way… Friday I’m currently living my… View Post

The perfect ‘un-hen do’ hen party

The perfect ‘un-hen do’ hen party

This weekend my sister Tess, my solo bridesmaid, organised me the perfect hen (bachelorette) party – no fuss or frills, tacky sashes or strippers, just relaxed fun in the sunshine shared with my favourite people. It started with the only… View Post

Tips for a more plastic-free July

Tips for a more plastic-free July

The hashtag is trending but going all-out, cold turkey #PlasticFreeJuly is a difficult challenge for many. There are small conscious changes that we can all make that will make a difference and if we embrace these and be mindful about… View Post

Isn’t all wine vegan?

Isn’t all wine vegan?

After a fabulous evening being introduced to Edinburgh’s newest wine company Vegan Tipples, I got a few questions about why all wine isn’t vegan – surely it’s just grapes right? It’s not quite that simple. Many wines are made using… View Post

Vegan birthday cake and brunch in Keswick

Vegan birthday cake and brunch in Keswick

Over the weekend we celebrated Nige’s birthday in the Lake District, waking up in our AirBnB on Sunday morning and enjoying cake in the garden. On Friday afternoon I’d baked the chocolat-iest of chocolate cakes (using this recipe from Minimalist… View Post

Steph’s sauerkraut recipe

Steph’s sauerkraut recipe

Fermented foods are hip and much older than hipsters. Long before we knew what kimchi was and before they started selling kefir for £3.50 in Waitrose my Great Auntie Gertraud would give me sauerkraut. Fermented, sliced cabbage is a stalwart… View Post

Not the last of the LAMM

Not the last of the LAMM

The LAMM. The Lowe Alpine Mountain Marathon. It took place a few weekends ago on the beautiful island of Harris in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland and those who attended were told it would be the last. Luckily, it seems the… View Post

Edinburgh jumps into June

Edinburgh jumps into June

It’s June! In Edinburgh there’s lots to celebrate as it’s festival season starting with the Meadows Festival this weekend and Edinburgh Cycling Festival running between the 7th-24th! Join in, in June. Meadows Festival, 2nd-3rd June Enjoy yoga, have a go… View Post

Edinburgh Running Festival eats!

Edinburgh Running Festival eats!

Where to get breakfast, lunch and dinner in Scotland’s capital pre- or post-race if you’re running or cheering at any race during Edinburgh’s Running Festival this weekend! Breakfast On Saturday morning pre-race or for a lazier bank holiday Monday treat,… View Post

Pre-North Downs Way 50

Pre-North Downs Way 50

Until Saturday the furthest I’d ever run was 38 miles at the Jedburgh Three Peaks Ultra. That was painful enough. Or so I thought. Volunteering at the aid station at Reigate Hill, 31 miles into Centurion Running’s North Downs Way… View Post

What I miss about living in London

What I miss about living in London

It’s been almost five months since I moved back home to Edinburgh after spending three and a half years in London. At first I didn’t really miss anything, apart from the obvious – close friends. Now, as I travel back… View Post