The New Year, new you, new body, new life -
nothing new there then?
I propose that this year we all learn how to be gentle
Instead of making a list of new year's resolutions,
write down all the things you already have. Be gentle
and take a moment to reflect on just how lucky we
Since Boxing Day I have found
myself watching the holiday makers' camcorder
footage on Sky News hoping to understand the scale
of the Tsunami disaster in South East Asia. As much as
I try, I can't imagine losing
everything I know, and everyone I love, to a great
The response from
everyone on our planet has been truly amazing.
Armies and their equipment are now being deployed to
do something helpful, aid agencies and
governments are working together, people in the
have been giving the little they have to their
neighbours and the greater population of our planet
has been donating money and goods. If you
haven't done so already, please take the time now to
donation online. The Disasters Emergency Committee -
www.dec.org.uk. Your donation will make a difference.
|A cup of Tea and a nice sit down
Put a cup of tea in your hand, and what else can you
do but sit down? This wonderful new book is a
celebration of that most British of life's cornerstones:
taking a break, putting your feet up and having a
Take a weight off, put the kettle on, and enjoy. »
|Today's all we've got, and that's a lot.
Action No.11 GET FITTER, FEEL BETTER
Try taking the stairs, not the lift.
Or walking up escalators.
Obesity is turning into a massive problem in the
One suggestion from doctors is to do something simple
like walk up a couple of flights of stairs every day.
Although, if you are obese, you're not going to want to
do this because inevitably you'll sweat a lot. Which will
draw attention to the very thing you're
trying to deal with.
So much for doctors.
But try walking as much as you can do.
If that's only from the dessert trolley to the cheese
board and back again - well, that's a starter.
Well, no it isn't - it's a pudding. But you get the idea.
what else can I do to change the world? »
Look out for our Expectancy Tea in
Pregnancy and Pregnancy and Birth Magazine -
There is more press lined up for March, so stay tuned.
|What's that you said?
"We have been on the We are what we do site,
signed up to things we already do, promised to do
more and have bought a copy of the book for my
friend for Christmas." Andy and Ali- Ellwoods of
...to Sharyn Wortman, mistress of two arts. How to
work well, and how to
stop. Andrew Jolliffe - UK
"The Prince of Wales has asked me to say how
delighted he is
that you have set up a company which is producing
premium organic food. It sounds like an excellent
organisiation and a marvellous place to work-
particulary on Fridays!" Sir Michael Peat - Clarence
What we get up to on Fridays... »
After all that rich fruit cake and
brandy laden Christmas pudding we thought we should
make something light and zesty.
Awaken your taste buds and put a little zing into your
Zesty lemon cake