I have been having the best time in New York. I used to live here way back when and I fell out of love with it for a short spell but now.. its back on my radar… true love never dies! I was shooting Beat Bobby Flay in Midtown which was oodles of fun. Lots of shouting and getting excited and tasting and eating food glorious food. There are so many good places to eat in the Big Apple that it almost makes my head spin and the fact that Manhattan is so compact (compared to London)…

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Staring at the view from my hotel room, I became mildly melancholic, pondering on some of life’s deeper issues. It can be such a challenge to be who we really are in the world today. Can you relate? But then who is that person that you really are when you are alone with your most intimate of thoughts? Not the person you think you should be because you are good at something, not the person who people at work tell you to be, not the person that your parents/friends think you should be and not the person you tell yourself you…

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Good morning! I am off travelling again. I left the rest of the family sleeping early in the morning and headed to the airport to fly to New York. I have started this thing where I only travel with hand luggage and yes it is possible. I will do a blog post on travelling light soon. I love doing it this way as it means I can swiftly move through baggage claim and customs and jump into the car into the City. I like to travel with food, just in case I get too tempted by all the goodies such as…

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Dear reader, What a week it has been. So many things going on. I have been in New York in Leeds and Harrogate and back down to London again. I love all this travel and I love working although it can be difficult sometimes staying on track with things like sleeping, meditating and a balanced way of eating. I have been practicing meditation for 3 years now and it is one of the best things I have done. There is so much scientific evidence on how it can help you sleep better, eat better and how it also gives you…

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Dear blog reader, You may have seen the media interest that my blog post has generated, and I just want to add some thoughts in response to some of the headlines. I am very happy that my blog has opened up the emotive conversation surrounding our relationship with food. Clearly, this is an issue that many of us have experienced at various stages of our lives, and sometimes the relationship can be complicated. My issues with food happened during my formative years when I was a teenager.  I’m not sure what triggered this exactly, but I feel it was an accumulation…

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