Restaurant Review – Rubedo London

This is a review dedicated to extolling the virtues of simplicity.  If I sound like a broken record, it’s because so many restaurants are...

Cause of Death – Invisibility

This January, my world was touched in some way by the deaths of three people: David Bowie, Alan Rickman and Danny Hackett. Bowie and Rickman, died of...

The only thing worse than death is a regret filled coffin

As a student who has just finished her first year at sixth form, it is without a doubt a relief to finally be on...

Zero Hours Contracts: Time to abolish the life of constant insecurity & fear

Yesterday was one of the worst days of my life: my employer told me with no prior warning, and halfway through a shift, that...

Restaurant Review: El Gaucho, South Kensington

Just a word to the wise: El Gaucho is no relation to the Argentinian steak chain Gaucho, in case you were confused. I certainly confused...

Recipe – No Churn Mini Egg Ice Cream

This no churn Vanilla Ice Cream recipe doesn't require an Ice Cream Machine or any complicated equipment or methods - simply whip up the...

How not to be Biphobic

As I write this, the spellcheck on my document is telling me the word ‘biphobic’ does not exist. Despite how much this irritates and...

Recipe – Gluten Free Oat and Blueberry Breakfast Muffins

Muffins might not be the most healthy of breakfast foods, but they can still be enjoyed as an occasional treat, right? If you feel a...

Restaurant Review: Max’s Sandwich Shop, Crouch End, London

My son and I tried before to eat at Max’s sandwich shop once before, but due to the fact he had not checked opening times in advance...

100 Years on – The Battle of Verdun

February 21, 2016, marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of Verdun - the longest battle of the Great War, fought...