Juicing is a great way to start the day, detox, and supplement your nutrition naturally. It transforms simple vegetables into a delicious drink and the nutrients are in a natural liquid form making them easy to absorb. It’s so easy, try chewing 5 carrots, see how long it […]
Head chef at the Dru Centre in North Wales, Snowdonia Mountain Lodge, Keith devises and oversees the culinary and nutritional delights for all the course participants throughout the year.
His passion for feeding people began with home-baking at the age of 10. He was soon bringing to school cakes, breads and pasties. His schoolmates joined in and before long they were swapping cakes and recipes during the lunch breaks and raiding mums’ cookery books in the evenings.
A qualified Medical Herbalist Keith also offers exclusive and engaging health and nutrition retreats and courses in North Wales, aswell as workshops and seminars on Aryuveda throughout the UK and abroad.
‘Last which shall be first, and there are the first which shall be last’ – Luke 14 verse 30 A few months ago Sandra from Dimensions suggested I could help with the swimming at the Rhyl Triathlon. Seemed a good idea at the time and I did get […]
This is the story of how Australia’s most iconic animal got its pouch. A long time ago the creator got bored and thought, ‘Today I will go down into my own creation and check how everything is going.’ He looked at the earth and decided to visit Australia. […]
Earlier this year we had an amazing trip to Australia. One of the highlights was visiting Healesville Sancuary near Melbourne and it was there I met my first real platypus. The Story of the Platypus We also found a beautiful Aboriginal story about them. Long ago a young […]
This morning I woke up at 5am! I knew that a bit of Dru Yoga will quickly get me back to sleep so I could happily snooze on till breakfast time. But it’s too cold and dark, and my bed cosy and warm! So I try visualising from […]
I normally do a good week of detoxing in the spring and autumn, but I also like to do a day or two every month. especially this time of year after enjoying myself too much over the Christmas holidays! Keiths Tip: If you want to try this for […]
Every day we eat but sometimes we may not even taste or remember what we have eaten! My food meditation really helps you bring an awareness back into your eating habits. 1. Start by holding the apple in your hand feel the connection of the fruit with your […]
Diwali is the festival of the legendary King Rama returning from the forest after an exile of 14 years, the culmination of the great epic story of the Ramayana. Here is one of my favourite stories. King Janaka was on the battlefield, he saw the great army ahead […]
Kitcheri is a saucy lentil and rice dish, which is more like a medicine than a food. It is used in ayurveda to aid detoxing during panchakarma treatment. You can actually fast on kitcheri, which is great because it is so filling you don’t feel hungry. It is […]
We often find it hard to forgive, but the anger is just harming ourselves. Recently I found inspiration when we visited the town of Zakynthos, for a day out, and discovered the story of St Dennis of Zante. We visited the cathedral at one end of the seafront […]
If life is becoming a bit of a blur, it might be time to give your eyes a bit of TLC with some yogic eye exercises. Like all yoga, eye exercises aren’t new, they have been used for thousands of years. But these days we are focused more […]
After all the excitement of the wedding and speeches, see online at https://new.livestream.com/accounts/903610/Squires-Rani we the went to the beautiful Greek Island of Zante (Zakynthos) for our honeymoon. It was great to relax on the beach and do a bit of snorkeling. There were lots of fish round the rocks but […]
On Monday 2nd July 2012, Samia and myself had a delightful wedding at the Dru Centre in North Wales. Don’t worry if you missed it, you can see it all here. Bridesmaids Past and Present This is a picture of my grandmother’s bridesmaids in the 1930’s. A wedding is a great […]
Twenty minutes down the road from where I live, at Llanfairfechan (that’s Welsh for ‘The Little Church of St. Mary’) there are a pair of friendly wild swans who I’ve trained to eat out of my hand. They enjoy celebrity status in the area, and are always well fed and […]
Just wanted to illustrate the main concepts of Anna Yoga, the yoga of food a bit more, see Anna Yoga Blog. First and foremost the main ingredient ‘love’ can be added to the simplest of dishes. Even beans on toast can be prepared in a loving and awareful way! On […]