One of the Top 5 UK Allergy Blogs

We are proud to be one of the Top 5 UK allergy blogs. Packed with over 400 articles about living with multiple food allergies, intolerances, eating out, gluten free, coeliac disease, eczema and a whole lot more...


Struggling to stay cool in this heat? Hives? itchy skin?

It’s that time of year when the temparatures soar and we all reach for the sunscreen and scuttle to the shade. Well those of us with sensitive skin anyway but sometimes the heat is just too much and the hives begin to rise, the itching drives you insane and you just want to sit in […]

Where do you feel safe eating out? FreeFrom Eating out Awards 2014

Dear Gluten-free and FreeFrom Bloggers and everyone out there with allergies, food intolerances, coeliac disease and food sensitivities – where do you go when you want to eat out safely? Who do you trust? The FreeFrom Eating out Awards wants to know which places you love best. If you haven’t heard about the FreeFrom Eating […]

Allergy Show 2014 – My top twenty highlights

I feel like I am finally coming down from a massive Allergy Show high, so it’s time to collect my thoughts and share my top twenty . It was going to be a top ten but I had too many. It might end up being a top twenty because this year, the show rocked. It […]

The European Anaphylaxis Task Force – working for you!

Before going to EAACI in June I had never even heard of the European Anaphylaxis Task Force but it does indeed exist and its aim is to establish a patient driven stakeholder platform across Europe. Frans Timmermans is the President and CEO of this task force and is based in The Netherlands. I attended a […]

FreeFrom Skincare Awards 2014 – the winners!

One of my top Allergy Show highlights was the third annual FreeFrom SkinCare Awards ceremony which took place hidden away in a room in the back corner of the exhibition hall in the Love Natural Love Organic show, which was taking place on the same day in the same hall. Why was this one of […]

Last chance to get FREE tickets to the Allergy Show

Hello there #freefromers. This your last chance to download free tickets to the The Allergy & Free From Show sponsored by Udi’s gluten Free. It’s going to be a cracker of a show and I can’t wait. Remember to tweet #AllergyShow and @AllergyShow if you go. Tweet your best bits, favourite products, mustn’t miss stands. […]

FeelFree gluten, dairy, egg and soya free pasta

This month I have been trying out the new gluten free pasta from FeelFree and I’ve been impressed. It’s made with corn so unfortunately not suitable for those of you with a corn sensitivity or allergy but that is all it contains. It’s just corn and water. So simple and yet it cooks really well […]

7,800 allergy experts at EAACI 2014 – event review

If you read my recent blogs about travelling to Copenhagen you may have noticed that I was attending the European Academy for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) congress as a journalist. It was almost like being famous, I got access to this lovely quiet air-conditioned room with desks, internet access, charging points, iced water and […]

Instant emergency support for anaphylaxis – Alert 5 app

Alert5 is a very clever new iPhone app which alerts your friends, family and colleagues and the emergency services of your exact location using the GPS signals sent by your phone. The message it sends will let them know you need help and they will know what that means. Once you’ve entered your personal details […]