Why drinking black coffee makes you look stupid.

Why drinking black coffee makes you look stupid.

A love of coffee. I have always liked coffee and was always fascinated by speciality coffee. That said, the term speciality coffee has changed its meaning repeatedly over the years. For decades, speciality coffee meant splashing out on a jar of Gold Blend. Posh, or...
Dietary requirements and the search for a good meal.

Dietary requirements and the search for a good meal.

Dietary requirements. Rachel is a pain in the arse. Or so many restaurants would have her believe. But to her, and many like her, the choice of food has serious consequences. Imagine a night out that ends in a scrap with Mike Tyson. The following morning you will feel...
Beating stress with a lovely cup of tea

Beating stress with a lovely cup of tea

Beating stress with a lovely cup of tea. Causes of stress. It’s said that some of the biggest stresses in our lives occur when moving house and having a baby. I am currently experiencing a variation on that theme in the form of selling two properties and...
Fine dining and nothing to eat

Fine dining and nothing to eat

Intolerant to the fine dining experience. I’m a foodie, and passionate about food. I am so obsessed with food that I can’t recall a day when I didn’t have some. But, it is not so easy for people with dietary restrictions, and Rachel is one of them. What does she eat?...
ShowUsYourPeanuts – How’s your sugar rush?

ShowUsYourPeanuts – How’s your sugar rush?

ShowUsYourPeanuts – How’s your sugar rush? When the world goes on a massive drug frenzy. I am not referring to some wild Columbian free-for-all, but to one of our many sugar-fests. Today is Halloween, and as I write this, children across the country will...