Life-changing events: checking in

Banana and Date NiceCream

It’s been a while since I wrote here and since I uploaded a video.  This is a quick video to tell you about some life-changing events that have been going on and that I’m still here and thriving.  Life has been hectic and always is. Technology letting me down My computer is getting very old and crashes often, especially when I… Read more »

Saucy! It’s a recipe

saucy bbq recipe

In need of a sauce to go with my baked potatoes, I cooked up a delicious and simple barbecue sauce.  The recipe is from The Vegan Corner and I just left out the salt and substituted maple syrup for the golden syrup.  The video shows how simple it really is to prepare this saucy yumminess. Bbq sauce has always come… Read more »

Five kilos of what? Waitrose haul

Waitrose fruit and vegetables

It’s great when someone knocks at the door and they have something for you.  It’s a little bit like receiving a gift.  Waitrose came knocking recently after I placed an online order.  The video shows what I purchased. What’s your favourite way to shop?  Are you an online person?  Would you buy fresh produce online? This video is not sponsored… Read more »

Beetroot Powder Saves the Day

Beetroot smoothie

Things got desperate on Monday morning.  There was no fruit for breakfast except what was in the fridge and freezer. Fortunately I had bought some beetroot powder the day before at the VegFest 2016 at Brighton.  My blender came to the rescue and I made a delicious pink smoothie. The blender I use is a JTC Omniblend. Beetroot Smoothie Recipe 500… Read more »

VegFest 2016 at Brighton

Kas   February 29, 2016   No Comments on VegFest 2016 at Brighton
Vegfest Brighton 2016 fruity pastries

A group of us from the University of Surrey‘s VegSoc (vegan society) went to Brighton for VegFest 2016. This is just a small snippet of what was there. We did a lot of food sampling and a lot of eating. one highlight was the Vegusto hot dog. The last time I ate a hot dog was at the famous Nathan’s… Read more »

Extreme Barbershop

Kas   February 28, 2016   No Comments on Extreme Barbershop
Barbershop singer with moustache

Extreme Quartets.  What’s that you say?  A barbershop quartet is not what you might think – four old men with moustaches and straw boaters, though sometimes the lady singers might have a moustache. These days a barbershop quartet is likely to be four young women or even four random strangers with a common love of tight harmonies sung a cappella…. Read more »

Veganuary 2016: What I Ate In A Day

Veganuary chocolate

What is Veganuary? Veganuary aims to reduce the suffering of animals by inspiring and supporting people across the globe to go vegan for the month of January Since April 2015 I’ve been vegan so it’s great to see people signing up to try it for a month.  The process is simple, go to veganuary.com and sign up to receive supportive emails, recipe… Read more »

Hair Dresser? No, thanks.

kas long hair

Life, huh?  Ever-changing and never boring.  So when I saw my hair last night, I decided on the spot that it was time for a change.  It’s been six months since I last visited a hairdresser, on the Amadeus Silver II (see Cabin Tour – Amadeus Silver II) during the Vegan River Cruise 2015.  She did a great job. Hair just… Read more »

Watch Out 2016!

Kas   January 4, 2016   No Comments on Watch Out 2016!
wrist watch, bangle, bracelet

It’s the first working day of 2016.  Watch the YouTube video below for a brief greeting.  In the video I also show you an attempt at layering wrist jewellery. A watch might not be enough I love the look of 5.foot.style‘s layering in this picture from Instagram.  She’s taken a watch and added a few interesting bracelets.  I’m always up for… Read more »

Toothpaste! DIY from two ingredients

toothpaste diy

Did you ever think about what is in your toothpaste?  It’s easy to make your own and that way you know what’s in it and can avoid any of those things you can’t pronounce nor identify.  This toothpaste is vegan and is free from chemicals.  It will taste unusual when you first use it because it does not have any… Read more »