Category: Human issues

ethical issues and human interest stories

Lights go out across Europe

With an inevitability, in a slow downwards spiral, we are finally at that point when the lights are about to go out across Europe, heralding in a new 1930s with a twist. Mr Klaus said: “The train carrying the treaty…

The benefits of a training regimen

Trained today and was delighted to see 30% increase in weight chest-benched.  Before getting overexcited about this, this always happens when you come back after a layoff. The body says OMG, there’s trouble and starts bulking up to cope with…

Domestic tip for Friday

Above – nightmare yet to happen When on a bicycle, approaching a hill where the road narrows to one lane each way, don’t race the Arriva bus to see if you can make the gap first because he is also…

Domestic tip for Thursday

Double banger today: 1. When packing to go training, always make sure that you include shirt and undies. If you wear swimming trunks to train in [under the shorts, natch] and then to swim in [after the regulation shower], then…

The art of the sailmaker

Don’t get me wrong – the junk sail is a great sail for what it does.  It’s for people with not a lot of money, it reduces in storms beautifully and is so easy to use. It’s problem though is…