This week has been jam packed with FreeFrom excitement and as if the FreeFrom Awards evening wasn't enough on Wednesday 22nd April, I hot footed it to Chester on Thursday 23rd April to celebrate with Holland and Barrett who are opening their first concept store. The new stores are called Holland & Barrett More and if the one in Chester is anything to go by they are … [Read more...]
What’s in the allergic girl’s handbag?
What do you never leave home without? I am one of those people with a Mary Poppin's type bag, inside which I carry around everything but the kitchen sink. Sometimes I wish I could leave the house with nothing, but there are so many things I have to take that I end up covering every eventuality. Let's start with the bag itself. It is ginormous. There are the obvious … [Read more...]
Raising awareness about allergies at the Houses of Parliament
Over a hundred people packed into the Attlee Suite at the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday 16th October to hear expert speakers discussing trends in the prevalence of allergic disease and the underlying causes, provision of clinical allergy services and comment on progress made since the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee's report on the topic in 2007. The … [Read more...]
Allergy Support Group – so what goes on?
Thank you so much to Anuja, Sharon, Rich and Jenny for coming along - I was worried nobody would and that I'd end up sitting alone munching on my home made freedom cookies. Thankfully, they came, and this is what one of them said, "Just wanted to say how much I enjoyed the meeting yesterday. Thank you very much for organising it." Well, thank you for coming along! Quite a … [Read more...]