Smoothies!

Those that know me, know I'm a bit skeptical about anything faddy. We all like to think there are short-cuts to good health. Juicing and smoothies are touted as detoxing etc etc. Juicing is just extracting the sugar and water from a beautiful piece of fruit so in my opinion, forget it. Vegetable smoothies however, …

The Rose

Love planted a rose, and the world turned sweet. Katharine Lee Bates Ah the scent of roses! Love and beauty and English country gardens. The rose however originated in China but of course is now grown worldwide with hundreds of different varieties. As well as a token of love and the subject of copious amounts …

Cupping

I love this photo. It's very cheeky. It makes me think of the sort of thing that could happen when you get a group of Chinese medicine practitioners together at a dinner party, perhaps during the washing up. So what is cupping and when do we use it? I'd like to say at this point, …