Category: Diary

Diary Restaurant Reviews Travel

Keswick (Lake District)

This summer we embraced the staycation and headed to the Lake District for a few days, choosing to stay in Keswick. Despite this beautiful part of the world being just a couple of hours away from home, I still needed to make sure that I could eat safely whilst I was there. After all, nobody […]


Two years on…

Thursday marked 2 years since I went gluten free so I have been reflecting on my second year on Planet Coeliac. This year was definitely easier than its predecessor. Having already done gluten free Christmas, Easter, birthdays etc. once, I was much more confident approaching these events this year. I knew I could buy or […]


Eating out is not as simple as it used to be!

Choosing a restaurant used to be a pleasure, scrolling through menu after menu on the websites of literally any restaurant I fancied. Since going gluten free, it has become significantly more of a challenge. Meals out need to be carefully researched, menus checked, reviews scrutinised. Inevitably I feel like I’m inconveniencing friends and family by […]


A good read

Today marks the start of Coeliac Awareness Week 2017 and I’m helping Coeliac UK to spread the word. I read this article in the Huffington Post today and thought I’d share it. Please share it again if you’re interested in supporting us. Thanks.

Diary Travel

Edinburgh, Scotland

When I decided I wanted a short break somewhere this month, I did my research before I booked anywhere. Staying within the UK was the plan anyway but I knew that would give me the back-up option of familiar chain restaurants if local, independent options failed. We settled on Edinburgh. Research suggested there were plenty […]


One year on

Today is, what I have affectionately named, my gluten-free-versary. This is my 367th day of being gluten free. Last year was a leap year before anyone thinks I’ve gone mad! ? So I have survived my first gluten free Shrove Tuesday, Easter, birthday, work night out, summer holiday, work residential, and Christmas. I’ve told my […]

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