Common Misconceptions About Hygge (A Danish Perspective)

I was given a wonderful little book by a close friends a few years ago, titled The Little Book Of Hygge*. I find it hilarious how this concept is spreading around the world to such an extent that people are writing multiple books on the subject – but it’s also very encouraging, as some would…

My Top 3 Christmas Present Ideas

Now that we’re mid-way through December, everyone has (hopefully!) started thinking about presents for their friends and family. It can be really difficult to know what to give – if your family wants really specific things, it can feel a bit like a shopping list; if they don’t know what they want, it’s hard to…

10 Things To Do This December

‘Tis Christmas season once again. I know, the holidays can at times get rather repetitive, and sometimes the list of things to do goes on and on. It can be quite easy to lose that wonderful Christmas spirit we all had growing up – so I’ve compiled a list of 10 suggestions for fun things…

How to Take Care of a Cold

It’s that time of year again. Everyone’s getting ill all the time (or as Bill Nighy might say, “illness is all around us”). So I thought I’d share my top tips on how to shake a cold. Yes, a lot of these are well-known – but I think it’s important to reiterate them, given how…

Top Vegan Meals for Non-Vegans

Ideas for vegan meals to serve your meat-eating/ flexi/ veggie friends that don’t taste like there’s “something missing” (the most common complaint about vegan food I’ve heard). I’ve also included how to turn these into just vegetarian meals (mostly by adding cheese). Just a small disclaimer: I don’t personally feel like there’s “something missing” from…

Why Soup is the Ultimate Souperfood

I love soup. It’s like a salad, but blended. What I don’t get is: with this massive smoothie trend that’s currently in full swing, why isn’t soup more popular (or in fact considered part of that trend at all)? It’s got everything you could ask for:   1. It’s souper healthy (expect many more of…