7 ways to eat ethically

There are so many things to think of when it comes to eating ethically that it can give you a headache as soon as you start thinking about it. Is it better to buy local products than fairtrade products from abroad? And isn’t it just too expensive to buy organic? What about the labelling and ingredients Before you get […]


Dye your Easter eggs with natural colours. Use what you have in your kitchen – either in your fridge or in your drawer. It’s not very complicated, but it takes a bit of time. For these eggs I used red onion skin, blueberry, spinach, lemon and beetroot. You can also try out: Onion skin, turmeric, saffron, yellow […]

The humble egg

Very soon, if not already, we will be nibbling away at the chocolate variety but I would like to turn your attention to the humble egg. There has been a lot of media attention on cholesterol, and it is easy to forget that eggs are a nutrient rich, affordable contribution to a healthy diet. Also […]

The Ten Commandments of Authentic Beauty, Part III

For the third and last installment of my series on the Ten Commandments of Authentic Beauty, we will look at those paint palettes that almost every woman has stocked up in her bathroom like a modern day Leonardo da Vinci. If you have been following Commandments 1 through 7 from my previous posts, cosmetics should […]

The Ten Commandments of Authentic Beauty

Often when people find out that I have worked in the film, music and fashion industries for over 24 years, they promptly ask me what their favorite celebrities look like in person. Everyone wants the scoop on that surrealistic parallel world where perfection is seemingly the norm.