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Minimalism – Finding Simplicity Through Chaos

Minimalism – Technically defined as an ‘Art Movement’ – really seems to have taken over life at the moment; YouTube is currently awash with videos and documentaries telling you how to be a minimalist, what to no longer buy (because of course ‘things’ aren’t the answer to your problems), how to neatly box up your… Continue reading Minimalism – Finding Simplicity Through Chaos

Asia · Beauty · Malaysia · New Zealand · Skin · Summer · Summer Body · Travel

Summer Bodies are Made in Winter: It’s True You Know!

Oh winter, will it ever end? The cold, dark days, the endless thermals/jumper/coat/scarf combos and the inability to use your phone when you’re out because your hands are glove clad every damn day! Roll on summer ey? Now, I don’t usually opt in to these ‘Summer Body’ regimes, guides, plans, whatever you wanna call them,… Continue reading Summer Bodies are Made in Winter: It’s True You Know!

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A Christmas Getaway: Leeds

Just before Christmas, Kerry and I ventured North to the amazing city of Leeds where we took it upon ourselves to embrace the festivities, get Christmassy and immerse ourselves in a new city. Having spent 3 years travelling across Oceania, Asia and Spain visiting some amazing cities we thought we should get to know England… Continue reading A Christmas Getaway: Leeds

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Fortitude Valley Forever

Fortitude Valley, described by Visit Brisbane as “a contradiction in itself – raw, yet sophisticated. It is where elegance and style meet grungy and offbeat” It’s a fantastic, kinda grubby, little gem about a mile outside of the Brissy CBD and I absolutely adore it! When I first arrived in Australia back in August 2014,… Continue reading Fortitude Valley Forever

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Tuesday in Waltham Abbey 

Last Tuesday Kerry and I decided to head to the small town of Waltham Abbey in Essex. It isn’t very far from us, and I have often heard how pretty it is there, but I guess sometimes when things are on your doorstep you don’t always stop and appreciate them. I’m pleased we did, as… Continue reading Tuesday in Waltham Abbey 

Blogiversary · Chiang Mai · Diet · Drink · Fruit and Veg · Health · Health Food · Nutrition · Thailand · Travel · Vegan · Vegan Food · Vegetarian · Vegetarian Food

*My Blogiversary Repost* And The Winner Is…….

Last weekend was my Blogiversary and to celebrate 2 years of Without Cruelty on WordPress I thought it would be fun to revisit an earlier post. With a little help from you guys out there I figured I would have to re-post something food based, preferably written during my time in Asia and packed full… Continue reading *My Blogiversary Repost* And The Winner Is…….

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Northaw Great Wood: A Breath Of Fresh Air 

In an attempt to get a little bit fitter and hopefully see some wildlife, Kerry and I ventured in to the forest! We are quite lucky to have Northaw Great Wood on our doorstep, which is one of Hertfordshires biggest and most important oak woodlands, and it’s a really great place to stroll around, enjoy… Continue reading Northaw Great Wood: A Breath Of Fresh Air