Steve's Seaside Life

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Figuring Out What I Believe

I grew up in a Christian culture and most of my family and friends consider themselves to be Christians, but I’ve never been comfortable with religion and even less so with religious organisations, the lust for power that often develops within them, and the divisiveness that develops between them.  Over...

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Early Retirement – Six Months In

Despite all the planning I did  retirement has taken me somewhat by surprise, I’d planned to do a lot more, to learn new skills, travel more widely, decorate the house from top to bottom, but it’s not been like that.  Instead the activities that I was already doing have just...

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My Simple Guide To Eating Well

  This post is part of a series that makes up my Simple Guide To Health which is part of a broader collection of posts on Living Well. Of the series of guides that I’ve written so far, this one’s been the most difficult to write.  There are so many...

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That’s Enough

This has been my second trip to London in the last week and my third trip in the last three months, it’s too much, my tolerance for London is quite limited.  The more time I spend there, the more I realise what a dysfunctional place it is, one of great...

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Investing In The Past

My reading list has been flooded today with lust worthy gadgets, the new Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book, the Nexus 6P phone and even a tap with a touch screen.  All amazing technology, but I’m having none of it. I’ve just bought a two year old ThinkPad x230 laptop,...