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Balinese Jamu : An Indonesian Health Tonic

Forgotten Spices of the Archipelago ‘Jamu’ is most commonly found on the backs of traditional Kain Kebaya-wearing Javenese women. Transported via bamboo baskets, these young-middle aged women travel from villages to towns throughout Indonesia, shifting supplies of their local medical…

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Cotton, Cashmere & Chemicals: A guide to clothing labels

Clothing materials – what they mean, where they come from, are they ethical and will they be kind to your skin? Fast fashion, slow fashion – it can be difficult to keep up with the speed at which the fashion…

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Probiotic skincare: a waste of money?

2018 cannot get enough of bacteria. The microscopic trend has seen them added to our drinks, our fermented foods and now even our face creams. Aren’t bacteria bad for you – what are probiotics? The yin and yang of the…

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Top 10 co-working on a budget

The perfect half-way house between the comforts of home alongside the networking, interaction and efficiency of a startup office, London houses some of the quirkiest and most spacious co-working venues in the UK. However rents are high and office space…

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Meet Dr Michelle Braude, founder of The Food Effect

I first contacted Michelle a couple of years ago, whilst I was a student at university. A few google searches had led me to her site and I wanted to ask so many questions about the business she founded @thefoodeffectdr. She…

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Plant Parenting: a guide to the Urban Jungle

It’s been said that, ‘plant ladies are the new cat ladies’ and the rise in Green Fingers can only be a good thing. Having created ever-expanding concrete caves for ourselves, we are now learning that not only is the rapidly…

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Selfridges x Niafaraway

Aside from the sweat-coated underground and ill-prepared levels of air-con, the skies in Britain this year have made it an easy decision to spend the majority of the summer Staycationing. Next to the big smoke, Manchester is one of my…

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Life is full of Cosmic Jokes – Niklas Göeke

I wanted to share an article I really enjoyed from the author of one of my favourite weekly newsletters – 4 minute books, which is akin to a more personal take on the Blinkist App. You can find the original…

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Metabolic Myths

We all have that enviable friend who’s living in crop tops despite eating like a trash can, whilst we’re slightly soft around the edges even with the consistent effort to live like a rabbit. Often our metabolism takes the credit,…

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Casa La Concha Marbella

A gorgeous 10 bedroom villa in Spain surrounded by leafy grounds, delicious food and beautiful people – not ITVs ‘Love Island’ but Casa La Concha, Marbella. Last week, I partnered up with The Blogger Programme for a 2 night stay…

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My top 25 jobs for freelancers

Whether you’re looking to support your main gig with a few passion projects, or plunge straight into juggling a variety of jobs as a full-time portfolio, having multiple income streams is never a bad idea and in 2018 it’s never…

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