In which I trial a healthy alternative pancake shaped thing.
I realise I’m writing a Pro Pancake Day blog a few weeks after writing an Anti Valentine’s Day blog. There is no consistency to my belief system. I don’t like the forced consumerism of Valentine’s Day but I do love pancakes. Continue reading
Okay, this week I am not so much writing a post for my blog as telling you to go visit another blog.
But do come back. I like you. I need you. You make me feel wanted.
Sugar. It’s the new tobacco. This year began with a new media bandwagon: suddenly sugar was the enemy. And not just white sugar in your tea and the obviously bad simple sugars in your chocolate bars and cakes, but the sugar in your mangoes and bananas, the sugar in your bread. It’s hiding. It’s hiding in food you thought was healthy and you’re eating it and it’s making you fat, tired and hungry for more sugar. It’s giving you wrinkles, causing diabetes, cancer and heart disease. Continue reading
It’s Valentine’s Day. Here comes a blog all about why Valentine’s Day has come to represent all that is wrong with our depressing consumer driven culture.
It’s almost as clichéd to hate Valentine’s Day as it is not to, but I do hate it, because it’s been hi-jacked by consumerism and whatever romance was originally there has been stifled by a tick-box attitude to ensuring your man has done all the things necessary to deem it romantic.
But if he’s only buying roses because it’s bloody Valentine’s Day, then where’s the thoughtfulness in that? He’s just trying to stay out of trouble. Continue reading