Why do we work?

Why do we work?

This is a short article outlining what I believe to be a concise, prioritised list of motivations for work. Trouble results if any are missing or mis-ordered.     The Background   I believe that there are three critical motivations to work, in a specific priority...
No-bake cereal bar recipe

No-bake cereal bar recipe

I’ve been following the excellent “Happy Body” diet and exercise protocol for some time, which involves eating every three hours (to optimise metabolism for fat loss) during a 12 hour period: 08:00: breakfast 11:00: snack 14:00: lunch 17:00: snack...
Why am I vegan anyway?

Why am I vegan anyway?

This is the story of my journey from omnivore to vegetarian to vegan, driven by the motivations of health, compassion, environment and instinct.   21 years as an omnivore “fussy eater”   I was conscious, as a child, of neatly fitting the label of “fussy...
Nutribullet – my favourite kitchen gadget

Nutribullet – my favourite kitchen gadget

This is a short article on why I love my Nutribullet for daily healthy smoothies, based on its excellent design and ease of use, and the benefits I’ve had from it!   It was in August of 2016 that I decided to go vegan after being “nearly vegan” for...
My Top 3 must-have favourite IOS apps

My Top 3 must-have favourite IOS apps

To misquote Elton John: I’m an Apple man.  iPhone, iPad, MacBook Pro… I have them all, and am a willing inhabitant/prisoner of the Apple ecosystem.  There are many reasons for this, but I won’t bore you with them.  So, this list of favourite...
Dropbox – why you need it

Dropbox – why you need it

I’m an enthusiastic user and advocate of Dropbox.  Of course, it’s not the only cloud-based storage solution, and the benefits described in this article apply to solutions from other providers too (“Google Drive”, Microsoft’s “One...