Of all the fruits, pineapple has to be the most refreshing, sweet and delicious. In my childhood it was usually only available in tins, but now whole pineapples can be bought quite cheaply in supermarkets almost all year round.
It’s great that we can now have fresh juicy pineapple whenever we fancy it, but even more wonderful that this most succulent of fruit has a whole range of health benefits.
How unusual that something which tastes so sumptuous is so good for you! Continue reading
There are many hidden corners of London and the longer I live near this great city the more I find to inform and entertain me. What’s more, many of the treasures which London has to offer are free if you know where to look.
One treasure of a place which I discovered recently is the Wallace collection museum, tucked away just behind busy Bond Street. This house once belonged to the Marquesses of Hertford who, over several generations during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries made it their life’s work to collect beautiful and interesting works of art, porcelain, weapons, armour and furniture amongst other things.
I’d never been to Camden until just recently when some friends and I decided to head there on a day out. As someone who has lived close to London for most of my life, I always surprise myself with how badly I know it. As we made our way past the bustling and crowded market, I mourned the fact that I’m far too old for it now. I wanted to be one of those sixteen year-olds with £50 in my purse that would buy me a whole new right on trend wardrobe!Continue reading