Month: August 2011

The Emperor’s Three Questions

The Emperor’s Three Questions

I read this wonderful story in a book called The Miracle of Mindfulness. It is a Tolstoy story and’s a bit long for a blog post, but I urge you to take the time to read it. Maybe print it off and read it at 

Doggy yoga classes

Doggy yoga classes

Follow my blog with Bloglovin No, I am not offering doggy yoga classes, but I couldn’t help giggling when someone at work told me that there are actually yoga classes where people take their dogs to.  I adore Banjo, and Banjo adores my yoga mat, 

Grilled aubergine, courgette & cashew salad

Grilled aubergine, courgette & cashew salad

Over the weekend I craved a salad, but without the salad leaves. I wanted something roasted with lots of flavour and texture, and this was the result… a salad with roasted aubergines, courgettes, cashew nuts, roasted artichokes and topped with cilantro and pesto sauce. A 

Links for the weekend

Links for the weekend

1 { A good diet shouldn’t be too acidic, so if you are looking at alkalising your diet, you need to take a look at this blog I’ve just discovered myself, it’s called the Alkaline Sisters, and has fab recipes accompanied by some very pretty photos 

To be in the now

To be in the now

We may learn from the past, we may plan for the future, but the only way to attain a state of equanimity is to be in the now, to be with the changing truth of the moment. Aadil Palkhivala.   On Monday night I went 

Aerial yoga

Aerial yoga

Tonight I went along to an Aerial yoga class. Never heard of it? Nor have I until I recently stumbled across local yoga teacher Emma Robinson’s yoga website. Emma was offering a taster session here in Oxford that me and two of my friends went 

Smoothies for breakfast

Smoothies for breakfast

I use to think of smoothies as a drink to have on the side rather than as a meal, but for the past two years I have been having smoothies as breakfast regularly. To turn a smoothie from a thick fruity juice, to a meal 

Forest Therapy

Forest Therapy

We were spoilt this weekend to a weekend in New Forest, England, at a lovely dog friendly hotel. Banjo got to go for walks in the forest, sit with us in the hotel conservatory at lunch and his all-time favourite, he got to sleep on