Husband and wife team Jon and Gill Thompson have worked together to produce a perfect gift for foodies, from sustainable and locally sourced materials. At their home at Sytch Farm Studios, in Shropshire, the pair have created handmade rustic wooden boards and stoneware pots perfect for fans of tapas, cheese, charcuterie and sharing platters.
Sometimes it is worth taking a peak into your shopping trolley and having a look around to discover what alternatives the supermarkets have to offer over your regular shop. With more small, independent producers staking their claim to space in the aisle wars, you can now find real treasures hidden among the home brands. With companies like Waitrose, introducing their Small Producer Charter, more independent products should start to appear on the shelves.
Food plays a major role in our well-being, fitness levels, moods and hormone balance. It can give us energy or zap us of the will to move, depending on what and how much we put into our systems. And every day there is a new diet to add to the millions already claiming to be the 'next quick fix' in terms of health and beauty. So what should we eat and how much?
Water-to-Go is an easy-to-use, pocket water purification bottle you can use anywhere to turn tap, stream, river or rainwater into drinking water - and it is set to revolutionise the way we look at water when we are out on the go. This amazing bottle will purify and remove over 99.9% of all contaminants including bacteria and chlorine - and earns a top slot in our Pick of the Day series.
Natracare organic cotton wipes have received organic status from the Soil Association, making it easier for shoppers to distinguish the product's benefits from the synthetic equivalents. The Intimate Wipes are the first in the range to receive the superior status, which certifies the product to the highly-reputed organic health and beauty care standards.
Arthritis can be a very debilitating condition to which osteopathy may offer a very welcome relief from painful symptoms. Contrary to common misconceptions, osteopathy is not aggressive and does not always involve high velocity thrusts to ease joint restrictions. We asked Osteopath Nicholas Coysh his thoughts on the practise of treating arthritis with osteopathy.