Food, Foodie Posts, Life

Gotta Eat To Live

“Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the 'Titanic' who waved off the dessert cart.” ~ Erma Bombeck On Thursday while I was at work I ate a sausage sandwich for breakfast, some chorizo and tomato soup and a chocolate bar for lunch, and a packet of ready salted crisps later in the afternoon.… Continue reading Gotta Eat To Live

Beauty & Style, Body Image, Food, Foodie Posts, Life

How to Trim Your Waistline AND Your Carbon Footprint, Without Even Thinking About It

"We kindly remind you that calories are for eating not counting." ~ from the bottom of a restaurant menu in Oslo. Dieting doesn't work. The entire existence of the dieting industry is a testament to that. Take Weight Watchers for example. Weight Watchers has built a multi-million dollar business on the understanding that while you… Continue reading How to Trim Your Waistline AND Your Carbon Footprint, Without Even Thinking About It

Beauty & Style, Body Image

What is the problem to which banishing these images would be the solution?

In the last week a few people in my Facebook and Twitter feeds have posted about encouraging the fashion and advertising industries not to use underweight models. They think that normal looking women should be employed instead to promote positive body image. This is nothing new of course, people have been criticising the fashion industry… Continue reading What is the problem to which banishing these images would be the solution?