Steve's Seaside Life Blog

My Guide To Living Well

In a recent blog post where I started to talk about my beliefs I mentioned that living a ‘good life’ is about balancing ‘living well’ and ‘living right’, this post explores what I mean by ‘living well’.  It’s not prescriptive, there are many different approaches to living well that work...

The Secret Life Of A Photo

Last week I was away from home, holidaying on the east coast and totally dependent on my phone for network connectivity for my iPad and Laptop.  It got me thinking about the myriad times a photo would flow up and down that limited network connection.  This post explores all of...

Using Natural Movement Instead Of Pain Medication

I’ve suffered from Adult Onset Still’s disease and secondary Fibromyalgia for close to 15 years, that means daily pain and fatigue and lots of pain killers to help me through the day.  When I retired 6 months ago I decided that one of my first challenges would be to find...

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...

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...