Eat Out: Old Leigh’s seafront Boatyard, Essex

I thought I’d heard quite a lot about The Boatyard in Leigh-On-Sea as it seemed to be the one place that kept cropping up and getting mentioned as soon as I said I was moving to Essex. “Oh you should go to The Boatyard for dinner” “Once you move we can go for Sunday lunch at The…

Eat Out: The eccentric Eagle, Farringdon London

The Eagle is an eccentric yet traditional London gastropub a short walk away from Farringdon station in Clerkenwell. The food on both occasions I have been has been second to none and I can’t help getting food envy from everyone on my table and those nearby. The Eagle is well known for its Bife-Ana Marinated Rump…

Eat Out: KIN – Asian Street Food, Clerkenwell, London

KIN – meaning “eat” in Thai Since my offices moved to Farringdon last year I have limited myself to the amount of lunches I have from the street market and restaurants along Leather Lane. If I hadn’t I would be the size of a house right now! There’s a range of cuisines on offer with…

Eat In: Brunch for my Marathon Runner

Just over a year ago I entered my boyfriend and I into the Virgin London marathon ballot not anticipating for a minute that either of us would get in. Fast forward to October’s ballot draw and we get home from a long weekend in Wales celebrating my birthday to two marathon magazines. Mine was a ‘Sorry you didn’t…

A call to vegans … Is it the answer to staying young?

Whilst watching How to Stay Young last night on BBC, a documentary with Angela Rippon and Dr Chris van Tulleken, I was struck by the correlation of people who follow a vegan diet and people who live longer. A 100 year old surgeon from Loma Linda, America only retired 5 years ago and not only…