Movement

Podcast review: The Huberman Lab.

Rating: The Huberman Lab podcast is hosted by Dr Andrew Huberman, professor of neurobiology and ophthalmology at Stanford University School of medicine. His episodes cover a wide range of health, fitness, and performance (both mental & physical) topics. Some examples of recent episodes include: Healthy & disordered eating. Dopamine mindset and drive. Understand and conquer […]

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Journal

Our garden looks great.

Our garden is looking particularly wild and beautiful right now. It’s that time of the year when there is ample rain and the desiccating heat of summer is lurking still far enough over the horizon to pleasantly warm us in its penumbra. Although I appreciate our garden, I am embarrassed to admit that apart from […]

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poetry

Rolling in.

The storm pushes up the valleyLike a lump in the throat Like sellotape fireLike sea chest cymbals Like dumping it’s burdenLike counting the dangerLike spell cast petrichor Like skid-sod blitz. I love a good thunderstorm. From the humbling immensity to the fear ( you’re just a little scared too, right?) to the sweet smell and […]

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Journal

My 5-fave books.

I was thinking. What would I consider my 5 favourite books of all time? Lists like this tend to be interesting but often disappointing for other readers. The number of times I enthusiastically recommend a book to someone only to never hear a peep of a review back. Likewise, I might check out a book […]

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Journal

Standing by….

Ripley’s leaky valve has been sorted. She is un-hibernated and sits uneasy in her parking spot, literally champing at the piston rods (is that a thing?) to get out and explore. So we wait. Things are about to get interesting over the next couple of weeks. COVID restrictions are going to begin to ease in […]

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