Self induced, temporary shock and sometimes even sudden pain. This is true for the things we know are most beneficial in our lives; gym, a diet, a good budget plan. Temporary deprivation for much longer lasting and beneficial gains. I found this to be the case with my experience of an ice cold plunge pool. … Continue reading Plunge pool
Daytime drink your way to a better and longer life? Most of us know that drinking caffeine late into the day/evening is a bad idea. Caffeine keeps our brain active, disrupts the quality of our sleep, whilst you may believe it is the tiredness that is the biggest drawback from late caffeine consumption, it is … Continue reading Daytime drink your way to a better and longer life?
All you can eat buffets, Venti lattes, and 55” TV’s they all promote more. It’s a status symbol, a challenge, getting the most of something we supposedly need. “Yea I need to eat, lets not set a cap” “Yea I need coffee, lets get as much of it in one serving as possible” “Yea I … Continue reading Skinny Venti Latte
“Do you take £50 notes? I know some cabbies get a bit funny about them?” “Yes not a problem Sir, where would you like to go?” You learn a lot of things in life the hard way, this simple exchange last week was one of them. I picked up a young man from China Town, … Continue reading Moody 50
Buying a house, my definition of success at that time, was seemingly impossible with my personal income. Having a roof over your head is arguably the biggest and most intentional purchase you can opt for in life, but even after the most consolidated efforts, my income was still too weak to get on the property … Continue reading Enjoy the present, and let it contribute to your future self…
I can sometimes be a bit indecisive; especially when it comes to food. It's something I consciously try improve upon (but surely to consciously decide better is in itself a juxtapose?). I think this comes down to the fact that I am solely responsible for the enjoyment of the sandwich or item I am to … Continue reading 2016 dating – More choice, less decisions
So within the the next 2 weeks I will have completed the infamous blue books. I obtained the blue book with all 320 runs in August 2014, it went from drawer to drawer, including a 3 month stint in the bottom drawer within the room I rented in Whitechapel whilst I was working in the … Continue reading The final few runs
My decision to study The Knowledge of London wasn't a definitive and sudden thought bubble, merely a collection of opinions and personal aims that steered me towards the enduring study. One of these was whilst working as an interim sales representative for a large TV/AV brand, I stayed with a friend who lived nearer to … Continue reading Why Study the Knowledge?