Blackberry Jam

This summer, I have tried to make jam out of the favourite summer fruits. The recipe for all is very similar. Most recipes tend to suggest using sugar the same weight as the fruit but I always try and reduce the amount of sugar used as the summer fruits are … Continue reading

Tips to Find an Affordable Dentist in Your Local Area

Practicing preventive measures against dental damage is definitely a good thing, but regular dental visits are still a must to maintain good dental health. However, many people are unable to properly care for their teeth because dental services are not exactly cheap and accessible. Fortunately, there are a number of budget-friendly options … Continue reading

Crispy Puris

I have recently started teaching at an evening class one evening a week.  At the start of  my cookery classes we have a short quiz  where I introduce either a new spice or a new dish to the class.   For my first ever cookery class I took a sample … Continue reading

How important is sex?

Over recent weeks this question seems to have made its way into many conversations with friends, and after just finishing ‘Adultery’ by Paulo Coelho I thought that this was certainly an area for discussion. I am certainly not advocating that extra-marital affairs are sometimes the catalyst needed to rekindle the … Continue reading

Being Single Is Not A Compromise!

My friend came round for Sunday morning coffee last week (too early for cocktails, however you could argue that it is never too early for a Mojito). As we sat in the garden putting the world to rights, bitching about men and discussing how insecure and totally dependent some are, … Continue reading

Paris – Just a Eurostar Away!

Paris – a name associated with culture, art, the opera, the bourgeoisie and foremost a world-class cuisine. The French capital invites not only with an incredible charm, but also with an interesting mixture of old and modern architecture. Many artists flock to Paris in the summer to paint the beautiful … Continue reading

Mexico – The land where beauty, adventure and history blend into one

Mexico has been a popular location for many a sun seeker looking for that perfect beach and clear blue sky. There are lots to choose from, some of which have been voted as the best in the world. The beach at Tulum offers somewhat of a spiritual experience. Nestled behind … Continue reading

10 things you need to know about what dementia research achieves

1. The discovery of rare genetic mutations that cause Alzheimer’s and frontotemporal dementia have revolutionised our understanding of these diseases, identifying key molecular processes involved that are now targets for potential new treatments.(37,38) Families with these mutations are now involved in clinical studies across the world, allowing us to understand the … Continue reading

GLOBAL CHANGEMENT

A scary pseudo mathematical construct wanders about, Of adventurous non-localized estimates superficially and loud. What will happen to the evolution and its helical flow, When all living entities line up in a single dimensional row? Fortunately, some unfashionable creatures keep thinking deep, About what is really odd or unworthy and … Continue reading

‘Heat-Not-Burn’ Tobacco Products and How They’re Different From Vapes

These days, we’re always looking for healthier alternatives to our food and activities. One hotly debated subject is smoking. With so many documented risks to smoking, cigarette smokers have been very open to trying new methods of nicotine consumption.  Vaping has proven itself to be a safer option for nicotine … Continue reading