Monthly Archives: March 2012

Growing wild garlic (or Ramsons)

I heard about wild garlic & wild garlic health benefits for the first time at raw food cooking class(1) in 2010. Wild garlic (Allium Ursinum – litteraly bear’s garlic because it’s known as the first food that bears would eat … Continue reading

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Vegaviana, Madrid, Spain

Last weekend, I went back to Madrid – a city where I lived for almost a year in 2005. It was great to see that Madrid hadn’t changed that much and to enjoy nice/long lunches in the sun con tapas … Continue reading

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Spring 2012: Wardrobe planning

Sorry, I have been quiet lately in blogging but I am just back from a lovely week end in the West of Ireland… I finally got some time to work on my new knitting project – a purple snood that … Continue reading

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Organic foods on a limited budget

Over the last few years, more and more people have realised that organic foods provide a variety of benefits: Organic farming is better for the environment; organically raised animals are not given antibiotics and organic produce contains fewer pesticides/ chemicals … Continue reading

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Natural perfumes…

Eight years ago, my mother became allergic to traditional perfumes and other fragrances – developing red rashes on her skin. Most scents sold today contain little to no actual plant perfumes. They are not made from flowers but from chemicals … Continue reading

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