Naipo Shoulder Massager (Review)

I'm one of those people that suffers with back, neck shoulder and joint pain, and it has been ongoing for a few years now. I've tried it all: NSAIDs, painkillers, better desk ergonomics, heat packs, Pilates, and while all of this helps (particularly Pilates), none gives such immediate relief as a proper massage. Being somewhat … Continue reading Naipo Shoulder Massager (Review)


Starlings at Strumpshaw Fen (November 2017)

I had heard that large flocks of starlings have been seen most afternoons at RSPB Strumpshaw Fen in Norfolk and they had been murmarating in fairly large numbers to the delight of enthusiastic crowds - so we had to make the trek and have a look for ourselves. For those unfamiliar with the term 'starling … Continue reading Starlings at Strumpshaw Fen (November 2017)

Autumn Walks: Holt Country Park

Another post in my unofficial 'walking around Norfolk in the Autumn' series. Holt Country ParkĀ is frankly a nice, easy day out, and it helps being so close to Holt as there is so much to do there - so many little boutique shops and tea rooms. We went to The Owl Tearoom for a cream … Continue reading Autumn Walks: Holt Country Park

Sweet Potato Chocolate Brownies

Vegetables in cakes. Cakes made of vegetables. Somehow it works. This blog post is an easy recipe to make sweet potato chocolate brownies. It took about an hour to make, including prep time, and they have gone down pretty well served with Swedish Glace vegan ice cream.     Ingredients: 2 medium sized mashed sweet … Continue reading Sweet Potato Chocolate Brownies

Autumn Walks: Taverham Mill in Norfolk

Hello and welcome to Autumn! Isn't it wonderful? Here's a few photos of what I've been up to so far this season. Recently I visited Taverham Mill in Norfolk. Here is a nature reserve on my doorstep that I didn't even know about (because I thought it was just a fishery, which it is also … Continue reading Autumn Walks: Taverham Mill in Norfolk