Bringing in the Summer at Beltain Festival

There are a handful of events during each year that I always look forward to more than anything else. These events mark the changes through the year and celebrate the happiness each season has to offer. This weekend was my ‘spring happiness fix’: Beltain Festival at Butser Ancient Farm in Hampshire. Beltain (or Beltane) is …

My Eco Friendly Christmas Presents This Year

You’ve already heard me talk about my recent eco-efforts. I decided that I needed to make lots of small changes to my lifestyle and hoped that they would add up towards a positive ecological impact. I’m trying to use less plastic, waste less and use things more consciously. I adore Christmas. I know that it’s …

Visiting Barcelona as a Vegetarian & Vegan

Travelling when vegetarian or vegan can be tricky – and I’m not even talking about real travelling. A week in another European country can be difficult enough. We Brits, in general, are pretty embarrassingly useless at languages so rely on the intelligence and kindness of strangers abroad to know what we mean. Add that to …