I can’t quite believe how quickly this year is slipping away. My last year at Bournemouth University, today marks the hand-in for my major multimedia project, and I’m one step closer to graduating. This project has been one of the most challenging things I’ve done during my time at university, and it has been a … More When Life Gives You Lemons: the finished documentary
You may or may not have noticed, that up to this point I haven’t spoken to a single female fruitarian. This is something that perplexed me; was fruitarianism something exclusive to men? Were they better equipped to sustain a life on fruit? Or were women just savvy enough to know that this was a foolish … More 25 years of fruit: Anne Osborne
So today’s the big day! The sunshine seems that little bit brighter this morning in anticipation of the grand reveal, and shortly I will be publishing the documentary for all to see – but all in good time! Before I do that, I want to tell you a little bit more about some of the … More The UK’s first Fruit Festival: speaking to Ronnie Smith
Yes, you guessed it, following all the interviews for the documentary, it was time to give fruitarianism a go for myself. After speaking to two people who say it’s the best change they’ve ever made to their lives, why wouldn’t I want to try it? Down to some kind of disconnect with reality, I didn’t … More 7 days in Eden: fruitarian for a week
I’m not really sure what happened yesterday. All I can tell you with conviction is that I watched two of my interviewees have it out on Twitter, and it seemed to unfurl in slow motion. To the pleasure of Twitter’s lurkers, a debate was about to begin – and my gosh was it going to … More Twitter spat? Who knew fruit could be so divisive
“Orthorexia is an unhealthy obsession with eating healthy food, or with the idea of eating healthy food.” That’s what Dr Steven Bratman told me, when I got in touch with him via Skype to talk about my project. Dr Bratman coined the term “Orthorexia Nervosa” in 1997, to describe instances of pathological healthy eating behaviour. … More Fruit puns aside – should we be more concerned about fruitarianism?
This will be a quick update, because as you can probably imagine, I have a lot to get done before the grand reveal on Wednesday, but I wanted to share a resource that I came across in my research. By this point, I’ve explained largely how I found contributors for my documentary, and much of … More Where are all the fruitarians?