These desert boots were made for (bush) walking

These desert boots were made for (bush) walking

A minor injury drew my attention to my knees and the importance of taking care of them. It occurred to me that I should get some for proper walking shoes; I’m hardly a serious bush walker but I do walk my dog in the bush for half an hour every day wearing desert boots if it’s dry, wellies if it’s wet. More support might be a good thing. Then, as I was searching for my closest retailer, I came...

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From a glut of lemons to a global health crisis: talk about unintended consequences!

From a glut of lemons to a global health crisis: talk about unintended consequences!

I’d always assumed that the alcopops revolution started out as a cynical marketing exercise by a major brewery. Apparently not. According to the Independent, it’s all down to an Australian farmer who suggested brewing the lemons his neighbour couldn’t sell. The result was Two Dogs – and no obvious intention to appeal to underage drinkers. But it wasn’t long before the big breweries cottoned on...

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Fishing

Fishing

“What are we really teaching our children when we teach them to fish?”… …asks Domini Stuart. Read Full Article Here Share this...Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to...

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Is This Natural?

Is This Natural?

“Skincare claims can be confusing unless you know what you’re looking for”… …says Domini Stuart. Read Full Article Here Share this...Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new...

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Perseverance is the key to success. Or is It?

Perseverance is the key to success. Or is It?

An interesting article in the Guardian today: Falling short: seven writers reflect on failure. In the final paragraph, Lionel Shriver says: “We celebrate success, hope for the best, and admire determination. So we shy from acknowledging that there’s a point at which it’s pretty clear that whatever it is we’re so determined to achieve is not going to happen. In which case, why...

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