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Top 10 Gifts for Coffee Lovers

If you’re like me, there will be at least one coffee lover on your Christmas list. (In my case, it’s me!) While there are undoubtedly some amazing mugs available, anyone can give a mug. Why not come up with a little something different? I think the holiday... read more

World Mental Health Day 2016

Today is World Mental Health Day… 1 in 4 people will suffer from a range of mental health issues in their lifetime – depression, anxiety, eating disorders, among other illnesses. Many will suffer with more than one illness at a time.  Despite being... read more
3 quick tips to make great coffee

3 quick tips to make great coffee

  When you love coffee, a bad cup of coffee is really bad. Don’t get me wrong, bad coffee is better than no coffee at all, but when you’re in the mood for a cup of something really strong, hot, and delicious that is going to replenish your soul,... read more

Moments that matter with Mum

This coming Sunday, it is Mother’s day here in the UK. While the media would like you to believe that flowers, chocolates, and sparkly jewellery are on the top of mum’s wish list, the reality is a bit different. Parenting Magazine asked some of their readers what... read more
Happy Pancake Day!

Happy Pancake Day!

Whether you like them thick and fluffy or thin and crepe-like, everyone LOVES pancake day! Growing up, I always used to look forward to the one day of the year where we would have “breakfast for supper”. My mum would make the most delicious, hot, fluffy pancakes... read more
Coffee with the President…

Coffee with the President…

Last year, my dad introduced me to the wonderfully funny set of videos put together by Jerry Seinfeld called “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee”. I wrote a little bit about it here. Since then, Jerry (yes, we’re on a 1st name basis!) has conducted... read more
Red cups and the scrutiny of Christmas

Red cups and the scrutiny of Christmas

Photo credit: Starbucks  For many, the festive holiday season starts once Halloween is done, the candle in the jack-o-lantern has fizzled out, and the last trick-or-treater has fallen quietly into a sugar-induced slumber. For the fans of large coffee chains, the... read more
Pumpkin Latte Underwhelm

Pumpkin Latte Underwhelm

If you’ve been reading this blog, you’ll know I’m something of a coffee purist.  I’m not one for all the fancy, frothy drinks with the whipped cream and sprinkles that are on offer in a lot of coffee shops these days. Don’t get me... read more