The Power of a Smile

To smile is truly transformational – I’ve been practising this uniquely human ability more  recently and not just for the benefit of others but for my own. You see, to smile is to reverse the act of scowling, frowning, chewing lips, clenching teeth – which we do without thinking – when we spill something,  are running late, … More The Power of a Smile

Have Yourselves a very Cranberry Christmas!

Cranberries can transform ordinary food into something colourful and festive. Be it porridge, trifles, pancakes, cheese & biscuits, pate & toast or as a topping on chocolate brownies. All you do is stir-fry the cranberries in a non-stick wok or large frying pan in a little butter and listen to them pop! Keep tossing them … More Have Yourselves a very Cranberry Christmas!

Homo spiritus LIVE!

You’ve read the book (maybe) now live it for real! For all you amazing people now is the chance to experience being a different kind of human during three days of practical and mindful teaching; experiments and even field work! You will explore the Dark and Bright side of love and change your relationships, past … More Homo spiritus LIVE!

Love vegan cooking!

I love the challenge of cooking vegan, it stretches my imagination … the use of texture and colour, not to mention gorgeous flavours! So when guests at Fountains Court requested a vegan lunch for today, I said ‘no problem’. Today is was homemade mushroom soup (lightly steamed cauliflower whizzed into plenty of sautéed mushroom and … More Love vegan cooking!