Category Archives: Holistic Lifestyle

The Rise of the Sagittarian Phoenix

In 1992, I enjoyed a gap year between A Levels and University.  To fill in the time (and to keep my hand in) I went back to sixth form for six months to study A Level Religious Studies and Philosophy. … Continue reading

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A Friend

A friend passed away today.  A life stolen too soon, a life that was vibrant and full.  And another sad reminder to treat the life we have as a gift, not the burden so often reflected back at us these … Continue reading

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Autumn Equinox 2017

This year, the Autumn Equinox fell on September 23rd.  Although it heralds the start of Autumn, since the remnants of summer appeared to be clinging on, it has snuck up on us almost unnoticed. At a glance, the allotment as … Continue reading

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Here’s the thing

364 days to go, weight loss 3.5lbs. It was four years ago, this week, I started this blog.  By now I figured I’d be gracing the success story page of Mark’s Daily Apple. The reality is that actually I’m almost … Continue reading

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10,000 hours

After a wonderful trip to Lanzarote last week and a week long catch up with old friends, G and I cycled down to Shoreham yesterday to meet up with one of them, the lovely Lee, for coffee and post holiday … Continue reading

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The carb fuelled cardio-vascular lie

Here’s the thing…  For years now we’ve been told cardio-vascular exercise is essential for weight loss and while you cannot outrun a ‘bad diet’, an exercise programme rich in CV workouts in conjunction with ‘healthy’ eating is the way to … Continue reading

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Daylight Saving Time

Ages ago I made a resolution to myself to write more frequently.  When I read the blog through a little while ago, I was aghast at the gaps in time between posts.  Mostly because, this is essentially a record for … Continue reading

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