Going Primal/Paleo: Blogs to Support your Diet and Lifestyle Transformation

You may have heard about the paleo, primal or ‘caveman’ diet. You may have read about some of my own primal adventures on this blog. More than just a diet, the paleo/primal approach is about challenging conventional (and often commercially-driven) wisdom and living a healthier life in all respects. It starts with food but also integrates … Continue reading “Going Primal/Paleo: Blogs to Support your Diet and Lifestyle Transformation”

Going Primal: Why and How (and What I’m Eating)

I’ve been going primal/paleo for a little over a year but in the past couple of months, I’ve become more and more determined to make a more committed transition. I’ve been discovering more and more blogs on the subject, reading more inspiring success stories and experiencing more positive results (and negative ones too when I … Continue reading “Going Primal: Why and How (and What I’m Eating)”

How to resist temptation at events when going primal (or following any other unconventional diet)

I recently posted about my 21 days without grains or sugar (and 21 reasons to try it yourself). In response to my challenges, my fabulous friend, artist and graphic librarian Crystal Antoinette Graham, sent me some encouraging tips on how to respond when temptation rears its seductive head while attending events. As a vegetarian and … Continue reading “How to resist temptation at events when going primal (or following any other unconventional diet)”

The Afri-love List

Business A success reading list for creative entrepreneurs 6 Pieces of Advice for Starting a New Business in the Afri-sphere 5 Better Ways to Network Creativity Inspiration 5 Must-Follow Pinners Literature Great Girls in African Literature that Your Daughter Should Know My African fiction reading list My African Non-fiction reading list Photography 4 (East) African … Continue reading “The Afri-love List”

About

Introductions   Welcome, I’m Lulu Kitololo. I’m an artist and designer and, you guessed it, Africa is my main muse! I own and serve as creative director of Lulu Kitololo Studio and we work with people and organisations who are passionately creating new narratives. Our style is vibrant, eclectic and largely African inspired. I’ve been working in … Continue reading “About”

About Afri-love

Introductions Welcome, I’m Lulu Kitololo. I’m an artist and designer and, you guessed it, Africa is my main muse! I own and serve as creative director of Lulu Kitololo Studio and we work with people and organisations who are passionately creating new narratives. Our style is vibrant, eclectic and largely African inspired. I’ve been working in the … Continue reading “About Afri-love”

Creative Muses: Plant Life

  The weather in the UK has been refreshingly wonderful for the past few weeks. I've tried to spend as much time outdoors as I can which means, more encounters with one of the greatest sources of inspiration in my book – plants! The colours, the patterns, the sheer diversity –  plant-gazing is surely one … Continue reading “Creative Muses: Plant Life”

Tips for Successful Paleo Living: Meal Prep

Many things about paleo eating are actually much easier than you might think. The first question I usually get when explaining this lifestyle to people is – so what can you eat?! My response – cutting out grains, dairy, sugar and processed foods actually opens your eyes to a wide variety of interesting foods (particularly … Continue reading “Tips for Successful Paleo Living: Meal Prep”

Afri-love on Instagram (and Why I’m Loving the Network)

  So I bit the bullet and decided to try out this Instagram thing, despite just not getting it for years. It's been a couple of weeks now and I'm really enjoying it! Pinterest will always be my first love – it's such a useful tool for my design work and creative projects but, I've found … Continue reading “Afri-love on Instagram (and Why I’m Loving the Network)”

Paleo Meal Ideas and Templates (+ Results from my Health Reset Challenge)

A week ago Wednesday marked the end of my Health Reset Challenge. The mission had been to complete a Whole30 – 30 days of strictly paleo, as well as regular exercise and at least 8 hours of sleep daily. Unfortunately I was not consistent with keeping to my exercise and sleep goals, mainly due to me prioritising working … Continue reading “Paleo Meal Ideas and Templates (+ Results from my Health Reset Challenge)”