Stories I loved this week.
Photo by Todd Quackenbush
Roll up, roll up, it’s the August Bank holiday weekend! I will forever associate this weekend with not only the end of summer, but Notting Hill Carnival and good times. We’re going to head over to Carnival on Sunday, which is Children’s Day, armed with some ear defenders for little J and loads of patience. Here’s hoping the weather holds out.
I really related to this piece. I’ve had quite a few super intense female friendships in my life and have found, certainly in the last two years, that I simply can’t handle the intensity and have pulled back. It’s almost like my brain has prioritised how much emotional energy I have to give out. (The Pool)
Is it ever worth not knowing the truth? (Aeon)
Oh dear. Will there be a kale crisis? (Guardian)
Lots of lovely smoothie popsicle recipes for the end of summer. (Bon Appetit)
Still loving Nom Nom Paleo’s cracklin’ chicken recipe. (Nom Nom Paleo)
7 fermented foods you should be eating. (Well + Good)
A real laugh out loud piece. This writer would never date a man who didn’t like Beyoncé. (Guardian)