Wim Hof Method – A Month In

A relative kindly bought me the book ‘The Wim Hof Method‘ for Christmas. I’d heard of Wim and also the ‘Method’ before but never something I’d tried. There’s plenty of info online about the WHM so I won’t detail it here but much of it revolves around breathwork and cold showers (not at the same … Read more

6 Top Tips For Successful Remote Working

My home office

Remote working isn’t for everyone – it’s one of those ‘love it or hate it’ things. Personally, I love it and I’ve been doing it for six years now. Many people assume working from home is easy, or a cop-out, which it really isn’t. However, like anything in life, it takes some tweaking and work … Read more

Let’s Talk About Andy’s Dinosaur/Prehistoric Adventures

Andy's Prehistoric Adventures

One of the joys of being a parent is you get to watch a lot of kids’s TV. A LOT.  Part of this, especially when you view the episodes repeatedly, or at odd parts of the day when things seem even more surreal (e.g. 3AM), is you get to really know the program. For example, … Read more

10 Life Lessons Retired Greyhounds Can Teach Us

Billy The Greyhound Flying

1) Sometimes you just have to get stuck in to get what you want from life. 2) Things that seem big and scary aren’t always scary once you get up close. 3) Take responsibility for stuff you’ve done. It’s best to own up, admit you were wrong and do your best to fix it. Rather … Read more

Working from home – the good and the bad

Crazy WFH Setup

A while ago I took on a job doing SEO/digi-marketing for an affiliate company. As their team is based in various countries and there’s no ‘office’ as such, this means everyone is home based. Working from home has always appealed to me. Back when I was working for a local authority I used to do … Read more

Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life (Sometimes)

Thumbs Up

I’m a grumpy bastard at times. There, I said it. I don’t mean to be – I genuinely don’t. But the fact remains I can be a pretty morose, grumpy little shit. For that, I apologise. Sometimes though I can be exactly the opposite – the joys of being bipolar. I won’t blame it all … Read more

Thailand write-up #2 – Care For Dogs Sanctuary

You don’t have to have known me very long to know that I love dogs; very much an ‘animal person’ I guess but dogs will always be my favourite. I’m fortunate enough to live with two awesome greyhounds who I love very much. One of the things I considered when deciding where to go on … Read more

Thailand holiday writeup #1 – Elephant Nature Park

Last week I was fortunate enough to go out to Thailand for around ten nights, specifically Chiang Mai. My time out there was a real eye-opener for me. Whilst I’ve been on holiday abroad by myself before (USA), I’ve not been to a country which has a radically different culture or different language. One of … Read more

Thinking about my Dad

Peter Killworth

It’s been nearly five years since my Dad died. When it had just happened I thought about him, his death and his illness that preceded it a lot. As time went on, in the few months after it, I began feeling guilty if I hadn’t thought of him that day. My belief was that if … Read more