Making your own kefir: A recipe for wellbeing

I’m not ashamed to admit, I’m a fermenting junkie; though my conversion to fermented foods seven years ago was by necessity rather than choice. You see, my husband has an autoimmune disease that makes him sensitive to several foods, including lactose. My husband also believes that milk and cheese are alternate terms for ‘air’ andContinue reading “Making your own kefir: A recipe for wellbeing”

Feeding the beast: Why economics doesn’t equal wellbeing

Years ago I read a book called The Good Life1, which endorsed a life of frugality and the rejection of established concepts around work and money. The idea that one could reject wealth and a traditional working week was life-changing to me; as was the notion that I was engaging in certain practices only toContinue reading “Feeding the beast: Why economics doesn’t equal wellbeing”