El·e·na [el-uh-nuh, uh-ley-nuh; It. e-le-nah] /ˈɛlənə, əˈleɪnə; It. ɛˈlɛnɑ/ –noun a female given name, form of Helen // A proud student of His Eminence Tsem Rinpoche // Personal assistant with a BSc (Hons) Psych from Uni of Warwick // These are snapshots of my life, in words and pictures

Browsing Tag 'food'

Dinner with my sister

Om nom nom #succulentgram #instagood #friends #girls #food #family (Taken with Instagram)

Omg this is making me so hungry

Fatty wants to eat!

The stamina of a camel

The stamina of a camel, the strength of an elephant, and the beauty of a horse are all sustained on a vegetarian diet


(Taken with my iPhone) A quick trip to the supermarket tonight revealed: that almost all of the bottled water has been bought up, with just the expensive stuff remaining that apparently, even when facing troubles, people will still refuse to eat a certain flavour of instant noodles that the Thais really like their canned sardines […]


(Taken with my iPhone) Banana crepe heaven in Bangkok.

Saturday morning essentials

(Taken with my iPhone) How I like to spend my Saturdays: Grilled mushroom and onion sandwich with beetroot chutney Grape, banana and strawberry smoothie (hold the milk) Good book in hand The reality is of course very different and far less indulgent!

(Taken with my iPhone) Gone fishing? Gone vegan. One week ago, I announced on Facebook that I was going vegan for a week. I had little idea of what that really meant until I started doing research – no animal products or by-products whatsoever, including sugar, honey, leather, gelatine, etc. So how has the week […]

What else would you do at 4am? (Taken with my iPhone)