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It’s Good to Connect & Chat

Today is World Menopause Day, a day to raise awareness of menopause around the world and the day for Maree Rudd from Wild Swim Scotland and I to launch a series of wild swimming, mindfulness and life coaching events “It’s Good to Connect & Chat”.  Our first event starting on Sunday 7th November (running for […]


Wild Swim & Food Experiences

Food always tastes better with friends. There’s something about sharing food and talking about food with others that makes it special. Food is much more than just fuel for the body. It brings elements of culture, identity, tradition, ‘commensality’ (the social aspect of eating together) and so much more. Our wild swim and food experiences […]

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What Gnocchi Means to Me

Gnocchi alla Sorrentina is my all-time favourite pasta dish. This delicious pasta dish comes from Sorrento, a small coastal village close to Naples. Growing up in an Italian family, we ate Italian food all the time, however, due to the time it took to make home-made gnocchi, it was the one dish that was kept […]

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The Why of Love Food & More

Welcome to the new blog, here you will find insights into a variety of topics relating to food, drink, travel, hospitality, food security, businesses and charities making a difference and much more. Finding a domain name that encapsulated all the food-related topics was a challenge, hence the birth of It’s a place for […]