On sustainability and happiness

Sustainability is hot. Many brands are launching ‘sustainable product ranges’ and we seem increasingly willing to buy the eco-edition of our favourite item. We diligently recycle our waste and turn off the lights when we leave a room. The hippies under us might even say goodbye to meat and sell their cars in favour their shank’s pony. But how do we know when we are doing enough?

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Review: The Allotment Vegan Restaurant

Yesterday was the two-year anniversary of my boyfriend and I. To mark the occasion, we decided to have a meal out at the vegan fine dining restaurant ‘The Allotment’ in Stockport. Funilly enough, my boyfriend and I have bonded over our love of fine dining during our relationship. What started out as a crazy idea to visit a vegetarian Michelin Start restaurant during a trip to Milan, turned into an incredible experience for both of us and a shared love for haute cuisine. The Allotment had been on my list of places to eat at for a while and our anniversary was the perfect excuse to make the splurge.

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My journey into holistic living

One morning in November of 2016 I woke up and realised I was living the life I had always dreamed of. I was studying for an MSc on a topic I felt passionate about, I was in a relationship with the most wonderful man and I had just started working part-time alongside my degree. This meant I could save up to visit all my lovely friends, who were scattered around the European continent. Everything had finally fallen into place and I pinched myself sometimes, as I couldn’t believe my own luck. One month later, the worst year of my life began.

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