The Truth About Detox Teas

Detox tea

For The Debrief: ‘Teatoxing’ is on the rise, promoted by celebrities on Instagram, but what effect do detox teas really have on our bodies? My latest piece for The Debrief looked at the trend for detox teas. Commonly promoted by celebrities on Instagram, ‘teatoxes’ are a supposedly natural, healthy tool to aid weight loss and […]

On courage making, podcasts and commuting

Courage

August has been an interesting time in my freelance career. As usual during the summer holidays, I’m benefitting from freelancers being in demand while staffers are away – but I’m also busy planning ahead and building courage. In September my 12-month, part-time contract at Women for Refugee Women comes to an end and I’m returning […]

App review: Hey! VINA

Hey! Vina app

It’s been ages since I last wrote a review, but Hey! VINA is an app I’ve actually used, and appreciated, a lot in the last few months. This week the developers celebrated their 6-month app store anniversary – although it took a couple of months after its initial launch before it came to London – so […]

What Can Michael Dougan Tell Us About Brexit?

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The EU Law Expert Everyone’s Turning To Post Brexit Probably one of the defining attitudes of the recent EU referendum debate was Michael Gove’s assertion that ‘the people of this country have had enough of experts.’ And yet frustratingly, mere hours after the polls closed, Google reported a 250% increase in people searching ‘what happens […]