This morning I had a pigeon visitation. I was sitting at my desk, oil pulling and planning my day, when out of nowhere this huge (and honestly, beautiful) bird plopped herself on my windowsill and started pecking at my planter. I don’t think I had ever seen a pigeon so close up, and the truth ...

Who isn’t captivated by spring? That symphony of natural pleasures, rising up like miracles out of the torpid winter soil. The birdsong, the floral explosion of myriad hues, the sound of the breeze in fresh-leaved trees. This week’s video is my love letter to a season that I am more and more enamoured with every ...

Sometimes in life the unexpected happens. For Chloe and me, the “unexpected” usually comes in the form of evil technological vengeance, or… the French Administration. Today it is of the former kind. As in, Chloe’s laptop decided that it wanted to spontaneously combust. Now, in the grand scheme of things, one’s computer dying isn’t that ...

How do you spend your time? Really? For so many of us, days just pass by in a blur of “gotta get this done” and suddenly we’re lying in bed wondering where the day went, and why — again — we failed to accomplish  _____ and _____ . The truth is, we have no idea ...

Choice overwhelm. That’s what we’re up against today. Ok, so it’s definitely a first world problem, but when it comes to food, the choices presented to us are vast, and can be overwhelming. I often used to stand in supermarket aisles looking at the endless array of possibilities, only to fall back on the same ...

The magic of a duo is that there’s always someone who’s got your back. Before we went on stage last Saturday at Veggie World, I turned to Chloe, “Thank God you’re here.”  “Oh man,” replied Chloe. “Thank God you’re here.” I knew we’d make it through our presentation to a packed auditorium because Chloe was there, and ...

People often ask me why I ended up in France. For lack of a better response, I usually reply with something to the effect of “pourquoi pas?” But when I became a mum, I started to wonder why the heck I chose this country. Sure, it’s beautiful, there’s a lot more space than in England, ...

You never thought it would happen. But, Paris is going vegan. Or… at least we have our first 100% vegan concept store, which is almost the same thing. Paris’ First Concept Store in Paris Aujourd’hui Demain We first discovered Cheyma and Raphaël, co-founders of Aujourd’hui Demain, as they were passing out flyers at the very first ...

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