Spotlight on Katie Schmidt by Susannah Grant

SPOTLIGHT ON KATIE SCHMIDT, a former Epidemiologist from the US, gives us invaluable insight into a healthier lifestyle and wellbeing. 1.Tell us about being an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach and how did you get into that field? As a Health Coach, I’m a nutrition and wellness advisor and accountability partner who works closely with women […]

Easy Banana Cake…By Kirsty Leggatt

I’m late posting this week and I didn’t want to post yet another recipe but my inspiration is a little dry…hint, hint – I’m open to ideas and submissions!! I thought today that I’d share this very easy and delicious banana cake recipe. Before we left Australia for Madrid, my grandmother gave me a bunch […]

Happy New Year…By Kirsty Leggatt

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to everyone! I’d like to offer a big welcome to all new comers! And invite everyone to share their stories with us. I hope you all had a fabulous Christmas and New Year. This is a quick post to welcome in 2016 and extend to everyone warm wishes for Dia […]

Pavlova. By Kirsty Leggatt

A Christmas lunch would not be complete in Australia without a pavlova! This is the quintessential Australian dessert and absolutely delicious! They are sometimes tricky to make and whilst they don’t contain a lot of ingredients, the secret lies with the cooking. When made correctly, a pavlova should be crisp and very pale golden on the […]

Lisbon Tour – Part 3. By Mareni Pichler

Everyone, this is Mareni’s final post for her Lisbon visit. It’s longer than the other ones but she she has included so much fabulous information, I felt it important to include everything. I for one definitely want to visit this city!! Thank you Mareni! From my last trip I remembered to go to the Fabrica dos Pastéis de […]

A Tour of Lisbon – Part 2. By Mareni Pichler

Mareni’s Lisbon travels continued – please enjoy.   We admire the first painting hung outside on the wall of a building of “Art in the Street — “Coming Out” in the Rua das Taipas. (The Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga exhibitsuntil the end of the year very high quality reproduction of 31 masterpieces from its collections, […]