Hoops, Circus Tents and Home-Schooling with Emma Pixie Barrett

The ‘Fastest Interview in the West’ is 3 megawatt questions, designed to get you thinking and feeling without being too heavy on the text. Enjoy!   If you could put one message on a giant billboard in every city / town in your home country, what would it be? EPB: “The important thing is to never stop … More Hoops, Circus Tents and Home-Schooling with Emma Pixie Barrett

Purposeful or Pointless: Why ‘Mindless Shopping’ is the Thief of Joy

Shopping is part of our life, and I am absolutely not advocating giving it up. But ‘mindless’ shopping (the kind where you go to the mall or the supermarket out of habit or for entertainment, rather than genuine need) is the thief of life, in more ways than one. Dramatic I know, but hear me out. ‘He … More Purposeful or Pointless: Why ‘Mindless Shopping’ is the Thief of Joy

The Most Badass Vanilla Cashew Milk Your Coffee Can Handle

I know what you’re thinking, and I like creamy milk in my coffee too.  Almond milk is too bitter, rice milk is too watery and I don’t like coconuts. But cashew milk…cashew milk is the bees’ knees AND the cats’ pyjamas AND always sold out at my favourite café. The fat content of cashews helps with the … More The Most Badass Vanilla Cashew Milk Your Coffee Can Handle

Yoga: Because Popping a Hip Isn’t Always a Bad Thing.

    So I’ve tried yoga. Many times, actually. I tried it years ago and loved it in theory, but it never stuck. Kind of like growing your own wheatgrass – you know you should and you bought a tiny watering can but it’s not enough to just be prepared. Anyway, I found an amazing … More Yoga: Because Popping a Hip Isn’t Always a Bad Thing.

‘We don’t buy things with money; we buy them with hours of our lives.’

I started my adulthood the ‘right’ way. I travelled a bit, and worked until I could afford to put myself through university. I completed my degree in 4yrs, whilst working full time throughout. (I don’t recommend that.) I purchased a house. I moved for better work and the house became a rental. I moved for … More ‘We don’t buy things with money; we buy them with hours of our lives.’