Well that was interesting. After 15 months and 45 blog posts, who would have thought the one that really sparked a fire in those reading it, and led to such a great debate would be the one on a topic seemingly as banal as sunscreen use (link here if you missed it). I expected some
I’m currently in Barcelona, and it’s raining, so what better time to bring up the topic of sun protection. I’m going to just say this: Sunblock is one of the cruelest jokes that has been played on an unsuspecting population, seemingly globally. The sale of suncream/sunscreen/sunblock has been pushed onto us through a campaign of
I know that the umbrella I clutch in my hands, my only defence against the steady drizzle that falls gently from the dark sky, will be worthless if the storm materialises and Zeus himself unleashes his fury.
I passed a big milestone this week; my two month anniversary as a ‘hypercarnivore’. Yep you read that right. I’d been toying with the idea of going ‘full carnivore’ for a while, and as I returned from a meat feast of a holiday in the Philippines, the time felt right. I’m not the first one
It’s a funny thing, if you had told me a year ago that I would be writing and publishing my memoirs for all and sundry to read on the internet I would have likely scoffed. Don’t get me wrong, I had thought about writing a blog long before I actually got round to doing it. It
So, here I am on day 18, or maybe it’s day 19. Sunday 2nd to Thursday 20th – what’s that? [Counts on his fingers] 19 days sober. Go me. Well except I’m not going very far, very quickly. Why’s that Chris? I’ll explain… On Monday, I awoke after a mere five hours of sleep. I
He pulled himself from bed and set about finding some clothes to run in. In the bottom drawer of the secondhand IKEA set he’d bought from an emigrating neighbour, he found a pair of cheap blue running shorts purchased from H&M years ago. The shorts were then partnered with a faded red t-shirt that sported
Last week I published a post denouncing alcohol, stating my intention to remove it from my diet (link here). Struck down with a crappy cold, I had a good reason to stay in on the weekend and avoid the temptation. I sold the ticket I had for a warehouse rave on Saturday, and instead opted
Before I start, did you know you can subscribe to the blog to have it delivered to your email? Well you can! Navigate to the homepage – link here (will open in a new tab) – scroll to the bottom, enter your email and you’ll get no spam, just a tidy little notification from WordPress when
It wasn’t easy to give it up, but it wasn’t too hard either. I attended weddings, birthday parties, even a debaucherous stag weekend in Hamburg. Not a single hangover. Well done me.