The Manifesto of Perfection – Where to Start?

Hi all, I have recently taken the time to update and add my 'Where to Start' page to the sites menu.  This is a place for new and established readers alike to have a look at some of my favourite posts since I started the site in February 2014. I have broke these down into … Continue reading The Manifesto of Perfection – Where to Start?

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Yamas! Enjoy life like a Greek islander

I have just come back from Rhodes, a Greek island and life there seemed so much simpler than what we have in the UK. Rhodes - a Greek island, but nearer Turkey The jobs seem to mostly relate to tourism (or are a byproduct created because of tourism) and as a result the people who … Continue reading Yamas! Enjoy life like a Greek islander

Just what the doctor ordered

I walked in to see my GP a gibbering wreck.  Despite knowing I needed to do this, there was a reluctance to what I was about to do. Despite being at my peak of fitness I doddered over to my seat like an 80 year old. I sat down and swallowed, my nerves made me … Continue reading Just what the doctor ordered

365 Days

When I returned back to work on 31st July 2014 after two weeks off from stress, I swore that I would make it do next year about not taking a single sick day. I wanted to do this because I'd already had a few sicks days, so with taking two weeks off for stress they … Continue reading 365 Days

How not to prepare for a 10k race

Prior to my well organised Spartan double, last month I did the Pudsey 10k. This was quiet a significant race as: This was the first time that I had done a 10k race since July last year It marked the first time that I have run such a distance since September last year. Not only was … Continue reading How not to prepare for a 10k race

My Hell – 1 year on

It was almost a year ago when I was heading up for a crash and my life took a turn for the worse and I thought there was no escape. I even wrote a post about it called My Hell. I was truly in a sorry state - I was in no fit condition to … Continue reading My Hell – 1 year on

I came out of the closet

Yeah you heard it.  I came out of the closet.... No let me rephrase that as I don't want you thinking I came out as a homosexual and now live in a civil partnership with a man called Nigel. I showed someone my writing. Obviously not you, in Internet land, but someone in my actual real … Continue reading I came out of the closet

3 attitudes to a better life

Life is great. Yet we take for granted the small things, such as access to education, health care and sanitation. Many of us are miserable as we express dissatisfaction in every area of are lives. I did not have a great start last year - I was miserable.  But by the end of last year … Continue reading 3 attitudes to a better life

My hell

5 months ago I was in my own personal hell at work. The situation had been gradually declining for the past year at work and despite subtle warning signs I did not take any action to advert the slump and would carry on regardless. I had become angry, even though I knew this was not me. Strangely out of … Continue reading My hell

Time for a change

Time for a change: It dawned on me the other day.  In 8 and a half years I will 40. If I have learnt anything  in my life, what seems so far away, creeps upon a person in no time. It happened in my teens and sometimes I reflect where that precious time went. Going back … Continue reading Time for a change