Inside the issue: MiNDFOOD Jan/Feb 2022

Inside the issue: MiNDFOOD Jan/Feb 2022
This summer, be inspired by our vision for the future as we explore cutting-edge technology, new frontiers in space, education revolutions, groundbreaking health developments and much more in our Future Trends report. 

“Our summer issue always requires much planning and discussion and takes many months to bring together,” writes Editor-in-Chief Michael McHugh. “The research, interviews and back and forth between different people across the globe that goes into this issue, when we finally decide what the actual trends and predictions are for the following year, is interesting, to say the least.

“It’s a great issue to edit as many different ideas are analysed as we locate experts in their field or perhaps someone who is passionate about a certain area we believe you readers will find interesting.”

British icon and singing powerhouse Adele is our cover star. As one of the most revered and adored singers in the world, Adele wins the hearts of millions of fans with her deeply personal, authentic and relatable music. Her path to becoming an international icon has sometimes been as dramatic as one of her chart-topping songs. “Personally, I know my music is the time during which I can be my most truthful and honest,” she says.

The pandemic supercharged the world of working from home, food and technology are becoming increasingly ‘sci-fi’, while in education, learning one discipline is on the way out. In our Future Trends Report 2022, we talk to the experts, visionaries and leading thinkers across the fields of education, communication, transport, health, food, climate, technology, gender and the workplace.

In health, we look at smart solutions to fight the obesity epidemic, explore how complex PTSD impacts our lives and examine how a collective mindset can heal our fractured society.

With summer in full swing, Beauty Editor Megan Bedford shares skin-refreshing face mists, expert tips on picking sunscreens, the best products for a summer glow and the truth about antioxidants in skincare.

In home, we show you how to incorporate the colour of 2022 – from brilliant royal blues to soft pastels, while in travel, we explore enchanting treetop walks, the vibrant cities of Switzerland and Wānaka’s thriving eco scene.

Summer entertaining is on the cards in our food section, bringing you refreshing cocktails, sensational barbecue dishes and deliciously indulgent ice cream sandwiches. Elsewhere in drink, master sommelier Cameron Douglas shares his top wines to ring in the new year and writer Kate Symons explores the diverse wineries of Australia’s Yarra Valley.

Plus, we’ve got plenty of puzzles, competitions and prizes to keep you entertained all summer long.

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