Those must be comfortable shoes!

It’s interesting that one of the most famous movie quotes of all time is about feet. Here’s a reminder of the iconic scene of Forrest Gump commenting on a nurse’s shoes at the bus stop. The irony here is that Forrest himself is wearing Nike Cortez...

Improve your sleep by getting outside

We’re now well into Autumn. It’s getting colder, wetter, and windier. But that makes for more interesting – and challenging – camping. I’ve spent the last two weekends in a tent. One in the Yorkshire Dales and one in the Lake District. Very different trips, but both...

Fat + carbohydrate = delicious (and fattening)

Have you ever wondered why hot toast with lashings of butter is so comforting? Or why you crave chocolate? Or why it’s almost impossible to stop eating Pringles until you’ve demolished the whole tube? There’s a lot going on here, but one factor is the high...
Don’t Fight The Lion…Appease It.

Don’t Fight The Lion…Appease It.

The most fun and indulgent period of the year is here. It’s the time for relaxing, socialising, and celebrating. Irritatingly, it’s also the time of year responsible for much of our annual weight gain. Weight that becomes increasingly difficult to shift. Weight that...