Living the Dream

Health Report

I’m languishing on the dreaded plateau. It seems whatever I eat, however much I exercise, the scales stay stubbornly static. The trick of course is to keep calm and carry on, and I’ll endeavour to do that.

Becoming ignorant

Generally speaking, I don’t have a clue what’s going on in the world, and I’m not sure how I feel about it. Mostly, ignorance is bliss, but from time to time, I do feel disconnected.


I recently discovered that I’m an accidental stoic. I’ve been a stoic for longer than I’ve known what a stoic is.

Crunch time

Obviously, I’m leaving it a while before I start the jokes. “Kissed a pillar? You can do better than that. There you are - slap it into manual. Smashed it!”

Every Day is a Learning Day

Who, in God’s name, came up with the RJ45? It’s the most ridiculous, stupid, badly thought-out connector in history.

A touch of the Covids

However, Friday and the weekend, I have reverted to a pre-infant. Within a couple of hours of getting up, I’m ready for a nap. First order of business after lunch? Yep. A nap. At times, I needed a nap before being ready for my nap.

Single Tasking

Sod’s law dictates that I’ll get super healthy and then be hit by a bus, real or metaphorical, but hey, not much I can do about that.

The skinny on getting skinny (ish)

A key element on the intake side is the fact that I no longer drink alcohol. Funnily enough, the benefit of a salad is somewhat undermined if its accompanied by a bottle of wine. Who knew?
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