An ancient Egyptian symbol prosperity and ambition, pomegranates have recently made a comeback as a superfood. Consisting of small jewel-like seeds (arils) full of liquid, encased in pith and a glossy outer skin, they chock are full of antioxidant vitamins. Apparently aril juice (the seeds) provides about 16% of an adult’s daily vitamin C requirement per 100 ml serving, and is a good source of vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid), potassium and natural phenols, such as ellagitannins and flavonoids (Source).… View Post

There is macbre side to any City & Town, and London, due to the size and importance, is no exception to this. We love the chance to explore London in new and unusual ways, so when a good friend of mine was given a birthday present of Ghost Bus Tours, we thought it’d be a scream to join her (sorry, couldn’t help myself). So yesterday, on a verrry wet Saturday evening we lined up in the… View Post

When you move away from home overseas for any length of time you know there are going to be normal things that you miss; family, friends, knowing where things are (I think it really takes about 6 months to wrap your head around a new place) and local delicacies. Most of these are patched with video conferencing, time and really really expensive ex-pat shops, which helps, but can sometimes not be quite the same. I’m lucky, and have a lovely,… View Post

The last couple of weeks have been amazing, watching the leaves turn lucious jewel tones, sucking up the pumpkin flavoured everything (yes, I have an addiction – it’s nice not having to search the earth to appease it this year. I’ve even bought Pumpkin spice favouring syrup – it’s so good!) It’s a lovely cosy time of the year – the weather settles down (into a lot of rain) but it’s so good when you’re… View Post

Adventures of a London Kiwi is branching out into Social Media. Well, selectively! I’ve always been a big blog reader, but since starting the blog, I’ve discovered and become addicted to reading & discovering new blogs through a few different social media platforms. (Here’s a cute picture of our beast to reward you reading a probably fairly boring post!) I thought I’d share them because I’d like to get to know you, and I also… View Post