Category: Guides

All year round vegetable sowing and planting guide

This is the third draft of my guide to growing an abundance of vegetables all year round, especially in the so called Hungry Gap.  The “jobs for the month” sections have been expanded in this version and I have new photos! I’d love a bit of feedback on how useful it...

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...

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...

Redesigning My Blog

I’ve had a clean and simple design for my blog for a decade or more, but change has been long overdue.  I’ve been looking for a new template for a while, and I also needed a theme that would accommodate my diary and well as my blog, within the same...

Reinventing The Modern Workplace

I’ve been passionate about workplace design for over 20 years, in fact I think my interest started way back when I redesigned my bedroom in preparation for my GCSEs.  My Dad had bought me a large office desk that was surplus to requirements and it transformed my home working environment. ...

Challenging Chronic Illness

I’m making some progress in challenging my chronic migraines, Adult Onset Stills Disease and Fibromyalgia.  It’s been a 12 year battle and it’s far from over, but I’m still moving forward and that’s been one of the keys to success, trying to wake up each morning and live the best...

Feed Your Mind

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. Back when I was about 12 years old I broke free from my teachers at school and started to feed my mind according...