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My Home

My body is a sacred space That I can call my home.  An amazing housing for my soul That I’m proud to call my own.  And although the bookshelves sag a little And the floorboards aren’t exactly straight I love this humble home of mine From the crooked chimney to the squeaky gate.  Some windows […] More

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Budget Travel Series Collection

I’ve recently finished writing about, and quizzing you on, the topic of travelling on a budget. Wandering around different countries with no money is a serious passion of mine and it’s been a joy to share my tips, suggestions and experiences with you all. Below is a collection of my budget travel posts (articles and […] More

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Try my yoga quizzes!!!

As some of you may know, I’m a trained and qualified yoga, pranayama (breath work) and meditation teacher. I have a huge passion for what I do and I just love sharing that passion with the wonderful Virily community. So here’s a gathering of my yoga quizzes so far. Maybe you’ve done them all, maybe […] More

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Budget Travel: Activities

So, in my budget travel series, we’ve taken a look at how to save money on transport, accommodation and food while you’re on the move. Now it’s time to learn how to scope out the local attractions and activities without spending a fortune. I mean, what’s the point in going somewhere new if you can’t […] More

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Accidentally Vegan Treats (18 submissions)

The health benefits of adopting a plant based diet are undeniable but sometimes even us vegans need a bit of a sugar fix. (If you’re having trouble making the switch have a look here for 5 easy steps to going vegan). Think about it: you’ve had a long day, you’re in your favourite fluffy pyjamas, […] More

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5 Steps To Going Vegan

I wrote a post recently on the health benefits of a vegan diet where we looked at how adopting a plant based meal plan into your life can help with things like heart disease, arthritis, strokes, weight problems and gut health. Now, it’s all well and good touting the wonderful advantages of making the vegan […] More

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Translate these yoga poses (part 4)

By now you know the drill. Below I have given the Sanskrit names and pictures of some yoga poses – your job is to pick the correct English translation. If you haven’t tried them already, don’t forget to give part 1, part 2 and part 3 a go. I look forward to hearing your results […] More

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The 8 Limbs of Yoga: Yamas

I recently wrote an introduction to the 8 limbs of yoga where we looked briefly at the 8 fold path of yoga laid out by the great sage Patanjali. Although it was written over 2,000 years ago it still defines classical yoga as we know it today. Having taken a quick glance at the overall […] More

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Quiz: Travelling on a budget (part 3)

It’s time for another budget travel quiz… Yay! We’ve looked at all sorts of ways to save money on transport, accommodation and food while you’re on the road and you’ve had your knowledge tested in part 1  and part 2 of this quiz. Lets see how you get on with part 3. As usual, I’d […] More

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Budget Travel: Food

Continuing on with our journey through my budget travel series, we’re moving on from transport and accommodation and stopping next at the topic of food and how to feed yourself while funds are low. Whether you’re a massive foodie (like myself) or just eating for fuel, either way, you’ll need to top up your tummy […] More

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