Chestnuts – Castanea spp Go on a country walk this autumn and you’ll likely come across these prickly delicacies. This little lane just down the road from me is littered with these golden brown seasonal nuts. If I had a store house I’d probably have enough for the entire winter! Sadly, being in a houseshare, squirrelling away stocks isn’t really an option this year… I’ll spare my housemates the inconvenience[…]

Urban Farm – Community – Education In the days leading up to a sombre September anniversary in NYC, the spotlight in today’s blog is focused on a heart-warming story of community in this mother of all cities. Oh & in case you are wondering: NO this has nothing to do with Gordon Ramsey! I too did question when I first read about it, esp as it is food related… But[…]

In light of this national week… this post is all about eye health- specifically glaucoma. When you ask people which of the senses would they not be able to do without- sight is usually at the top of the list. Glaucoma is no minor matter- it is one of the leading causes of blindness in the world. The sad thing is that there is a lot to do to prevent[…]