Middle Aged Obesity

The Problem Up until recently (now 25 years old) I didn’t put on weight. I could happily eat ‘crap’ and not worry about the consequences. That’s not unique by any means – lots of guys are similar. It appears to...

/ December 31, 2012

Collaborative Working, Thousands of Miles Apart

“Having recently embarked on a web development project with a friend (Bobby) I’ve been learning a lot about collaborative working. After working together at a hackathon we took things to the next level with a freelance job agreed at Google...

/ October 9, 2012

Sustainable Fitness

I believe in sustainable fitness, such that we should be able to remain healthy and active late into life. This approach requires science, moderation and discipline. It revolves around good nutrition and a variety of exercise. General ‘principles’ I subscribe...

/ August 10, 2012

1 Year Later – Running and Weight Lifting in Barefoot Shoes

It’s safe to say barefoot shoes (specifically Vibram FiveFingers) have changed my life. In particular the way I train and run. They change your cadence and posture when running – resulting in shorter, lighter strides. This is particularly beneficial when...

Success Is Easier Than Ever… Or Is It?

Never before has so much information been at our finger tips. Books, blogs, Wikipedia, YouTube, Khan academy… The list goes on! Not just this, but we have every man and their dog offering advice on what worked for them, what...

The People You Spend Time With

This post is a response to Leo’s great article; ‘The people you spend time with‘. Skim read it if you haven’t, but the premise is simple: You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with....

Removing Facebook Distractions

Facebook can be a time drain & also depressing at times. Typically users choose only to post that which is “good” or interesting; neglecting that which isn’t. So while you’re peeking into other peoples lives and getting depressed at your...

Following your passion / Iterating

A luxury of living in a developed country in the 21st century is the freedom to choose a career or interest you are passionate about. There is no mandate to stick at something you don’t enjoy. However there may be...

Making Receipts Digital

Was thinking earlier, as I was sifting through the accumulated receipts in my wallet, that there has to be a better way to do this. We’ve managed to make lots of things digital already… so this can’t be too difficult....

Winning Isn’t Normal

Remember one thing… winning isn’t normal. That doesn’t mean there is anything wrong with winning. It just isn’t the norm. It is highly unusual… so it requires unusual action. In order to win, you must do extraordinary things. Great article...